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Teenager found with gun, ammunition at Douglas County school

Photo of Lithia Springs High School taken by CBS46 photographer Schewislzer Lewis Photo of Lithia Springs High School taken by CBS46 photographer Schewislzer Lewis
LITHIA SPRINGS, GA (CBS46) -

A teenager was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he was found with a gun and ammunition at a Douglas County high school.

According to a spokesperson with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, the school's resource officer received a tip that a student had a gun at Lithia Springs High School.

After being searched, the resource officer found the weapon and 17-year-old Joshua Colson was taken into custody, according to police.

Authorities did not say why the student brought the gun to school.

The incident occurred on the first day of school.

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