ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- Officers with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department responded to Beaumont High School Tuesday morning after reports that a student had a gun.
The St. Louis Public School District released a statement Wednesday saying the gun did notmake it into the school. Police said Tuesday that a 16-year-old male student had a loaded 9mm handgun at the school. The student reportedly told a school security officer about the gun during a routine security check.
Police got to the school around 10:40 a.m. and remained there Tuesday afternoon as the investigation continued.
The student, who was not identified, was taken into custody.