Loaded handgun found in Edmond North student's backpack

Edmond North High School. (KOKH/FILE)

A gun was found in the backpack of an Edmond North High School student on Wednesday, according to school officials.

Administrators were made aware the student could be in possession of a weapon. A gun was found in the student's backpack after a search by the school.

The handgun was confiscated and the student has been taken into custody.

The student claims the gun was planted in their bag by another student, according to officials. The student, who's accused of placing the gun in the student's bag, has been apprehended by police.

This is a developing story.

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