Student brings gun to Denver Justice High School

DENVER — Denver Justice High School was put on lockout after a student brought a gun on campus on Monday, school officials said.

Officials found some bullets during a random locker check, according to Alex Renteria with Denver Public Schools.

School officials pulled the student out of class and was taken to the office, Renteria said.

As soon as school officials found bullets in the locker, they contacted the Denver Police Department and the DPS Department of Safety.

The student had a handgun in his backpack, DPS officials confirmed. School officials said the student left before police arrived.

Officers are still looking for the student. The school was placed on lockout as a safety precaution.

Officials say everyone is safe.