Student caught with gun at Lexington high school

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WYMT/WKYT) - A student at a Lexington high school was found carrying a gun Wednesday.

Our sister station WKYT reports the student was checked in at Frederick Douglass High School after the school day had started.

After using a handheld metal detector, staff members checked the student's backpack but didn't find the loaded gun. It wasn't found until later in the day.

School officials do not believe the student planned to use the gun at the school. They also say the gun was stolen.

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