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Student arrested for bringing gun to Maryland high school, police say

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A 15-year-old sophomore at Glen Burnie High School was arrested Tuesday after a loaded .22-caliber handgun was found in his backpack, authorities said.

The student was charged as a juvenile with a weapons violation and taken to the Cheltenham Youth Facility in Prince George's County, according to Anne Arundel County police.

School officials discovered the Marino Ware revolver -- loaded with seven rounds -- after the student was seen returning to campus during the day, police said. Where the student obtained the gun and his reasons for having it are under investigation, they said.

rbaye@washingtonexaminer.com

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Rachel Baye

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The Washington Examiner