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Gun found on student at Youngsville Middle, no injuries reported

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No one was injured after an unloaded gun was found in a student's backpack Thursday morning in Youngsville. 

This morning at 8:40 am, the school resource officer assigned to Youngsville Middle School was notified of a student possessing a small caliber handgun in his backpack, according to police. The resource officer took quick action resulting in the student being taken into custody and the handgun being located, stated Chief Youngsville Randy Boudreaux. 

School officials say there was no direct threat against any school. 

The suspect is in police custody and being questioned at this time.

KATC will have more information as it becomes available.

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