A student inside Raymer Elementary School was found in possession of a loaded handgun Friday afternoon, but police say no threats were made.
The 15-year-old student admitted to purchasing the .380 handgun from someone on the street. The weapon was found inside a pocket in the student's jacket as a school employee was checking for a missing coat.
A school resource officer took the firearm and notified police. The student was taken into custody and faces felony charges of carrying a concealed weapon, underage purchase of a firearm, possession of a defaced weapon, conveyance of a deadly weapon on to a school zone, and a misdemeanor safe school vioation.
According to police, the gun was never brandished inside the school and no one was injured.
The student told police he is not a member of a gang.