NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – A student in the New Philadelphia City Schools is in trouble for bringing a gun and ammunition to school.

The Welty Middle School student was arrested Thursday at the school after administrators there searched the student’s backpack and found a .22 caliber handgun and a magazine containing ammo.

The student was taken to the Juvenile Attention Center in Muskingum County.

Administrators believe he was showing the weapon off and no one was threatened.

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