Gun found in WA middle school student's backpack

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SEATTLE (AP) -- An unloaded gun has been found in the backpack of a Seattle middle school student.

KING TV reports that the 13-year-old boy was taken into police custody.

The station says officials at Aki Kurose Middle School say a student came forward Wednesday and told a teacher that he heard a rumor that a student had a gun in his backpack.

The staff found that an 8th grader did have a gun.

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Information from: KING-TV, http://www.king5.com/