Student arrested after bringing pellet gun to school

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WEST HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

A West Haven High School student was arrested Friday after showing up to school with a pellet gun in his backpack.

Police said the student showed the gun to a fellow classmate who called the school administration.

School resource officers searched the student and his backpack and found the gun with some sort of silencer.

The student was arrested and will be brought up for expulsion.

A letter sent home from the principal said the incident didn't cause any disruption to the school day and no one was in danger at any time.

The principal also stated that he was appreciative of the students that came forward.

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