Butler County Times Gazette
  • Authorities find gun in Kan. student's backpack

  • Johnson County say a handgun was found in a student's backpack outside Spring Hill High School.
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  • Johnson County say a handgun was found in a student's backpack outside Spring Hill High School.
    The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/14RsnU9 ) that a Johnson County sheriff's deputy assigned as a school resource officer was checking on a report of a student "in need of care" outside the school Thursday when the gun was found.
    Spring Hill School District officials later posted a notice about the incident on the district website.
    The sheriff's office says the student wasn't arrested, but was given help in obtaining mental health treatment.
    Spring Hill is a community of about 5,500 residents in southern Johnson County.
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