Police investigate after gun found at Blacksburg High School; student charged

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BLACKSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) -- A student has been charged for bringing a loaded gun onto Blacksburg High School property, according to the Blacksburg Police Department.

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Police found a 22-caliber pistol in the high school student's car on Friday, while school was in session.

The student did not have any intention to use the weapon at school, and no threats were made towards the students, faculty or staff at the school.

The student was charged with a felony on possession of a loaded gun on school property.

This incident is still under investigation.