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A high school student in Sikeston, Missouri, was suspended Tuesday after downloading a photo of a gun to his iPad and having two batteries with the labels torn off, causing some to mistake the batteries for bullets.

KFVS12 News

In a Facebook post Wednesday, the Sikeston Department of Public Safety dispelled the rumors that the student had a gun on campus.

Officials at Sikeston High School, including Superintendent Tom Williams, did not immediately respond to calls from TheBlaze asking if the student is still suspended.

(H/T: KFVS-TV)

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