Gun taken from student at Acadiana High School

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An Acadiana High School student was caught with a handgun at school Monday, but was arrested and removed from campus without anyone getting hurt, according to the Lafayette Parish School Board.

School Board officials say late Monday morning it was reported that there was a gun on campus.

An Acadiana High School resource officer immediately investigated and apprehended the individual possessing the firearm without incident, officials said. 

The student had ammunition in his backpack along with the gun. 

There was no direct threat against any member of the school, faculty or student body, officials said. 

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