ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (KDKA) — The superintendent of the Aliquippa School District said a student brought a BB gun to the elementary school.

The student brought the gun on Wednesday, superintendent Pete Carbone said.

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The matter was turned over to the police, and the district will take action based on its policies.

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“The top priority of the Aliquippa School District is to provide a safe and secure learning environment for all students,” Carbone said in a statement.

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