Two students are facing charges after bringing a loaded gun to a DeKalb County high school, officials said. 

The incident happened at Columbia High School in Decatur Thursday. 

School officials say they searched one student after administrators believed they smelled like marijuana.

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The student was found to be in possession of the gun, which they said they got from another student. 

DeKalb County School District Police Officers have confiscated the weapon and charged the two students with possession of a weapon in a school and possession of a handgun by a person under 18.

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