COWETA COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - School officials in Coweta County say a fourth grader brought a loaded handgun in his backpack on a school bus that was headed to Ruth Hill Elementary School.
The bus driver notified the transportation office and took the backpack from the boy.
A school resource officer searched the backpack and found the gun.
School officials say the student did not make any threats.
Officials say they're taking appropriate disciplinary action.