- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

OREM, Utah (AP) - A Utah Valley University student says he accidentally discharged a gun being stored in his book bag while sitting in a busy cafeteria.

The Salt Lake Tribune reports (https://bit.ly/2pjc3uv ) no injuries were made known to authorities after the gun fired on Tuesday.

The student says the handgun fired after he reached into his book bag. The bullet struck a table and a light fixture.

A university spokesman says the student had a valid concealed carry permit. It is legal to carry a concealed firearm on a college campus in Utah.

A police investigation is ongoing.


Information from: The Salt Lake Tribune, https://www.sltrib.com



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