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Fayetteville high school student arrested for gun in locker


FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in Cumberland County have arrested a high school student after a handgun was found in his locker.

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that 16-year-old Edgar Gilman was arrested Friday and charged with possession of a weapon on a school campus.

A statement released by the sheriff’s office said deputies responded to the high school after receiving a tip just after 1 p.m. The deputies searched Gilman’s locker and found the gun inside.

No one was injured in the incident.

Source: The Associated Press

Gilman was taken to the Cumberland County Detention Center for questioning. He didn’t have an attorney as of Friday afternoon.


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