HISD investigating after student finds gun at Lamar High School

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HOUSTON — An investigation is underway Wednesday after a student found an unloaded gun at a Houston high school.

Investigators said the teen discovered a .25 caliber pistol Tuesday inside a backpack on the Lamar High School campus.

The gun and backpack was given to a campus officer, the Houston Independent School District said.