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(ALIQUIPPA, Pa.) — A five-year-old reportedly brought a loaded handgun to school in a backpack.

A teacher at the school in Aliquippa — a town near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — found the small revolver in a kindergartner’s bag.

The school called police and no injuries were reported.

The school sent letters home to parents saying the gun was never visible to any student. Police said no one handled the gun and it is not believed he intended to hurt anyone.

Police are investigating how the gun ended up in the bag, and whether to file charges.

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