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Unloaded gun found in student's backpack at Lake Worth High School, principal says

Posted at 3:47 PM, Apr 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-28 07:54:58-04

An unloaded gun was found at Lake Worth High School Thursday.

According to a statement sent to parents from the principal, it was discovered during a search for tobacco products on the campus.

The unloaded weapon was taken from a backpack of a female student, the principal said.

School police removed her and the principal said she will not return to campus.

He said it appeared to be an isolated incident.