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Student in custody after pellet gun found in backpack

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - A 17-year-old boy was booked into the 3B Detention Center on Thursday on suspicion of carrying a concealed weapon on school property.

Bonneville County sheriff's deputies were called to the Lincoln High School around noon. Principal Gordon Howard said a parent reported a child said another kid in a class had a gun.

Deputies went to the classroom and took the student into custody. They found a black pellet gun in a backpack hanging on that student's desk chair. 

A second 17-year-old boy was also booked into 3B Detention on suspicion of resisting and obstructing and battery on an officer.

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