UPDATE, 5:45 p.m.: According to a prepared statement from the Twin Falls School District, "the student was in an advisory class when the gun fired into a table leg at approximately 12:45 p.m.
"The teacher in the classroom immediately called the principal and school resource officer who reported to the classroom within seconds of the incident. The student immediately turned the gun over to the principal, and other law enforcement officials reported to the building.
"The part of the building where the shooting occurred was evacuated; however, the school was not placed on lock down under the direction of the police department, who determined that the situation had been contained and that there was no continuing threat to students.
" ... While we regret that one of our students chose this action, we are relieved and heartened that our staff and law enforcement worked together to a safe conclusion."
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – A 14-year-old male student has been taken into custody and faces four criminal charges after a handgun he brought to school discharged.