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Gun found on NC high school campus, had been in student’s backpack ‘for a couple days’

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools officials confirmed a gun was found on the campus of Ardrey Kell High School Tuesday.

A 14-year-old boy had the handgun in his backpack for a couple days, sources told WSOC.

The district said the student was arrested and charged with possession of weapon on school grounds.

The student’s name has not been released.

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