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UPDATE: Waupaca student arrested for bringing a gun to school

WAUPACA (WAOW) -

Authorities say a Waupaca High School student brought a gun to school to scare bullies.

Officers say the 16-year-old girl wasn't planning to fire the gun.

Waupaca Police released a report Thursday morning, saying that they arrested a 16-year-old student. 

According to a press release from the Waupaca Police Department, the student may have brought a hand gun  to Waupaca High School on Tuesday. A classmate reported that the girl showed a handgun that was hidden in her bag. 
 

Police interviewed the student's parents and arrested the student around 2:00 p.m. Wednesday. 

Charges against the student have been forwarded to the Waupaca County District Attorney's office for review. 

 

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