Police say a gun was found in a student's book bag in Marietta Wednesday.
The incident occurred at the Center for Early Education at the First Baptist Church.
When officers arrived, school officials had already rendered the gun safe, according to a spokesperson with the Marietta Police Department.
Police say they don't believe the child knew the gun was in the backpack.
The incident is being investigated by police, along with the Department of Family and Children Services.
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