DENVER (CBS4) – A high school was placed on lock out after a gun was discovered in a student’s backpack.
It happened at the Denver Justice High School at about 2 p.m. on Monday.
Denver police say they were called to the school after bullets were found in a locker.
Before they got there, the student who the locker belongs to was taken out of class.
While school officials questioned him, they found a loaded handgun in his backpack.
The student left the school.
When police arrived, out of concern, they placed the school on lock out.
It was lifted at about 3 p.m.
Police are still looking for the student.