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Student at Staley High School taken into custody after bringing gun to school

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Posted at 11:08 AM, Oct 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-17 12:27:21-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A student was taken into custody for allegedly taking a gun to Staley High School on Thursday.

A spokeswoman for the Clay County Sheriff's Office told KSHB 41 News deputies received a tip from school staff about the incident.

The student was taken into custody without incident and no one was injured.

They remain in custody while authorities continue an investigation and are charged with a weapon violation in Clay County Family Court.

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