BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) - An unloaded handgun was found in a student's backpack at Baldwin County High School Thursday.
School administrators received a phone call from a parent who said there possibly could be a gun in a student's backpack. "They went straight to the backpack and handed it to police. All less than 3 min," School District Spokesperson Terry Wilhite said in an email Thursday.
The gun was not loaded, although bullets were found elsewhere in the backpack, he said. Wilhite There was no need to place the school under a lockdown because school officials were able to find the gun so quickly. "Kudos to parent, school administrators and police," Wilhite wrote.
No students were threatened and no students were harmed.
Bay Minette Police arrested two students, whose names have not been released. Local 15 News Reporters Derrick Rose and Frank Morales are working to gather new information on this developing story. Look for their updates on Local 15 News at 6 and 10.
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