CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- A Pointe SouthElementarystudent was taken into custody after a teacher found a small hand gun in thestudent'sbackpack on Monday afternoon.

According to Clayton County Schools spokesperson David Waller, the teacher learned about the hand gun when another student reported it.

The student was taken into custody and suspended pending a school tribunal.

Parents of students at Pointe South shouldreceiveletters concerning this matter on Tuesday.

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