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Student Brought Gun To Charlotte Elementary School

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File photo of classroom. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

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(CBS Charlotte) — Ashley Park Elementary, located in West Charlotte, was placed on lockdown Friday morning, after a student brought a gun to school.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police were originally dispatched after reports surfaced of an armed-person near the school. However, new information has revealed that a student had a gun on campus.

The school was still on lockdown this afternoon, and police officers with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are investigating the incident.

- Nichole Jaworski, CBS Charlotte

(This story is still developing. Stay with CBS Charlotte for updates as they become available.)

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