Gun Found In 6-Year-Old's Backpack

Blount County (WVLT) - A Blount County student is found with a gun in her back pack.

We are told children reported to a bus driver coming from Rockford Elementary that a girl about six years old had a gun.

School officials say the driver stopped the bus to investigate and found a pellet gun in her backpack.

The bus driver called 9-1-1 and the gun was removed.

The children were driven home safely.

Officials say disciplinary action will be taken on Monday.


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