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Student arrested with gun at West High School

MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison Police have arrested a 16-year-old boy after he was caught with a gun at school.

Police say on Monday afternoon around 3:30, officers recovered a .22 caliber revolver from the teen's waste band at Madison West High School after school staff received a tip that the student had a weapon. According to the police report, the weapon was missing the cylinder and the student had no ammunition on him.

Police say the teen never threatened anyone with the gun, and claimed to officers he was just holding onto it for someone else. The 16-year-old was arrested for Possession of a Firearm in a School Zone.

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