Student finds handgun magazine at Kansas school

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LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) — Police are investigating after a student found a handgun magazine containing bullets on an elementary school playground in a Kansas City suburb.

A Blue Valley School District spokeswoman says the child found the .45-caliber magazine with eight bullets during recess on Tuesday. The student brought the magazine to a teacher, who alerted authorities.

Officers from Leawood and the Blue Valley School District searched outside and inside the elementary school and nearby Leawood Middle School. No guns or ammunition were found during the search.

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