BB gun found in student's backpack at NW Atlanta school

BB gun found in student's backpack at NW Atlanta school

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ATLANTA -

Police are looking into how a fifth-grader got a BB gun into his Atlanta elementary school.

Educators say the weapon was found inside the student's backpack at Boyd Elementary on Johnson Road in northwest Atlanta

Some parents rushed to the campus after getting alerts from the school.

Officials confiscated the gun and turned it over to Atlanta Public Schools security.
 
Educators say there will be disciplinary action.

The school day was not interrupted.

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