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Southwind High School student arrested for bringing gun to school

(WMC-TV) – Deputies arrested a student at Southwind High School for bringing a gun to school Thursday.

A School Resource Officer noticed two students acting in a suspicious manner.  When the officer asked the 16-year-old student to empty his backpack, the student tried to run but was quickly apprehended.

A search of the student's backpack revealed a .40 caliber weapon with 10 rounds.

The school was placed on lockdown as security searched the school.

A letter explaining what happened went home to parents.

The student faces possible charges and expulsion.  A second student was suspended for not coming forward with information about the gun.

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