Gun found on 14-year-old girl at Western Alamance High School; student brought gun to school to sell it, sheriff’s office says


ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A gun was found on a student at Western Alamance High School on Wednesday, the school system confirmed.

School officials received a tip about a possible weapon on campus and went on lockdown on Wednesday afternoon.

During a search, a 9mm handgun was confiscated from a 14-year-old female student.

According to the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, the student brought the gun to the school to sell it.

No injuries were reported.

Per Alamance-Burlington School System rules, the student will not be allowed back on campus until December 2022.

The school held dismissal Wednesday afternoon without incident.

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