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Student arrested, accused of bringing gun to San Marcos Middle School

Posted June 12, 2018 1:57 p.m. EDT

— A 13-year-old boy was arrested after sheriff's officials said he brought a gun to San Marcos Middle School Monday.

San Diego County sheriff's officials said deputies were called to the school Monday after a student told school administrators that a classmate had a gun in his backpack.

Sheriff's officials said the boy admitted to having an unloaded .22-caliber handgun in the bag.

Deputies arrested the boy and booked him into Juvenile Hall.

According to sheriff's officials, it doesn't appear that any threats were made against the school.