Gun, knives found in students' backpacks at Campbellsville Elementary

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A gun and two knives were found at Campbellsville Elementary School on Friday.

According to a Campbellsville Police report, officers responded to CES at 1:02 p.m. after receiving a report of a juvenile possibly in possession of a handgun.

Upon arrival, officers found a .38 caliber handgun and two fold-out style knives from two students’ backpacks.

The students were detained, according to the report, and the investigation is ongoing with possible charges pending. There were no reported injuries or threats pertaining to the incident.

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