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Okmulgee Student Arrested for Bringing Gun to School

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The \"Welcome to Okmulgee\" sign on northbound Highway 75.



OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP) — An Okmulgee High School student has been arrested after bringing a gun to school.

According to Okmulgee Police Chief Joe Prentice, the 16-year-old was arrested Monday after bringing a handgun and a loaded magazine in his backpack.

School administrators called police around 10:20 a.m. after a student reported the gun to a teacher. Police say the student has been released to the Office of Juvenile Affairs.