(DAILYMAIL) — A teacher in Newtown, Connecticut has resigned after being accused of carrying a loaded gun inside the school.
Jason Adams, who taught science at Newtown Middle School, stepped down at the end of the school year, Superintendent Joseph Erardi confirmed Saturday.
Adams was arrested on April 6 after he was seen with the gun and detained by school security, police said.
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He was accused of carrying a loaded .45-caliber pistol in a holster while at the school.