NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A 12-year-old student was found with a gun in his bookbag at a junior high school in Brooklyn Tuesday.

The boy was arrested after being found with a 9mm pistol at J.H.S. 50 John D. Wells on South 3rd Street.

A teacher was told the student had a gun and alerted authorities.

The gun was not loaded.

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