Georgia 4th Grader Brings Loaded Gun In His Backpack onto School Bus

NEWNAN, GA - School officials say a fourth grader carried a loaded gun onto a school bus in his backpack.

The students were headed home Ruth Hill Elementary on Thursday around 2:30pm when the gun was discovered.

The school bus driver was alerted by another student that a weapon was on board and he immediately confiscated the backpack and called authorities.

It's unclear where the gun came from but police are investigating.

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