10/26/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Teacher Finds Gun In Lakewood Kindergartner's Backpack

LAKEWOOD, Colo. - Lakewood Police were called to an elementary school Wednesday after a teacher found a gun in a student's backpack.

The backpack belonged to a kindergartner at Molholm Elementary School at 6000 West 9th Avenue. The teacher found it while cleaning up the classroom. Authorities were immediately contacted, and school personnel secured the handgun until police arrived.

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