TUPELO • An unloaded handgun was discovered in a student's possession at Lawndale Elementary School on Thursday, Tupelo Public School District said in a statement.

Campus administrators and Tupelo Police Department school resource officers confiscated the weapon.

No one was in danger at any point, according to the statement.

"As always, the safety of everyone at all schools is our top priority," the statement read.

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