BOULDER - Boulder Police say a fourth grader came across a magazine loaded with three .22 caliber bullets Tuesday at the Boulder Community School of Integrated Studies.
According to school officials, the student found the magazine when he was hanging up his coat and mittens inside his classroom closet.
The boy discovered it on the floor as he bent to pick up one of his mittens and immediately told his teacher, who informed the principal.
Police stressed Wednesday, there was no threat to any student or staff member. Officers searched the classrooms and the school playground Tuesday.
No weapon has been discovered and police are unsure where the magazine came from. The investigation remains open and active.
Boulder Police will have an extra presence around the school for the rest of the week. A sergeant was on school property Wednesday to help answer parent's questions.
School officials said about 35 parents showed up to the school Wednesday to speak with the sergeant and school security.
Police spokeswoman Officer Kim Kobel says Boulder Police have decided not to interview other students about the discovery.
Kobel said the Boulder Valley School District security has been involved, and the school may have staff meet with students in small groups regarding the incident.
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