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Student Faces Felony Charge After Bringing Gun to School

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

SLOCOMB, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama teenager is facing a felony charge after police say he brought a gun to his high school.

The Dothan Eagle reports that the student was arrested at Slocomb High School on Thursday, April 25. To see the full article visit http://bit.ly/Zzb6hg.

Slocomb Police Chief Don White said the student is a male ninth-grader. He faces a charge of possession of a deadly weapon on school grounds. Police determined the teenager had brought a Glock 9mm handgun to the school.

White said the gun was found in the student's book bag and, to his knowledge, it was never pulled out in school.

The police chief said an investigation showed that no individuals were targeted or threatened by the teen. White said "he just felt like he needed it for his protection."


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