Crete-Monee School District expels 8th grader after loaded gun brought to school

UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill. (WLS) -- The board of education for Crete-Monee School District 201-U decided to expel an 8th grade student who brought a loaded gun to school.

It happened at the Crete-Monee Middle School last week.

8th grader arrested for bringing loaded gun to Crete-Monee Middle School

No one was hurt, but the school was put on a soft lockdown.

A spokesman for School District 201-U said a security guard noticed an unattended backpack in the cafeteria around 10:50 a.m. The backpack was searched and a loaded gun was found inside.

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