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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A gun and ammunition were reportedly found in the desk of a second-grader at a school in Sacramento, officials say.

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The Associated Press says an incident at a Sacramento elementary school happened on Tuesday involving a second-grade student who reportedly had a gun and ammunition in their desk.

The Sacramento City Unified School District in a statement to parents said staff members were alerted by students that a classmate brought a weapon to school. They immediately began to investigate and located a gun with an “accessive loaded magazine” in a student’s desk. The police were called and they were able to secure the weapon safely.

We are grateful that this incident did not result in a tragedy such as those that districts have experienced, including today’s tragic and senseless mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas. This is due in large part to the bravery and awareness of the students who came forward and alerted staff at Kemble today,” the district said in a statement.

The district said they are working with the police on their investigation which is ongoing.