LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A student at Jeffersontown High School was found Wednesday with a loaded gun in his backpack.

JCPS spokesperson Jennifer Brislin said the school received an anonymous tip that a student may have gun. When staff approached the student, a sophomore, he allowed his backpack to be searched.

A loaded .40 caliber gun was found, sources tell WDRB News, and the student was arrested without incident.

He will be disciplined according to the code of conduct, Brislin said.

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