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Police: Teen brings loaded handgun to Beaumont High School

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman

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.

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