CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A West Charlotte elementary school was on lockdown Friday morning after a student was found carrying a gun on campus, WCNC reports.
Friday morning, the Ashley Park PreK – 8 School went on lockdown. Officials initially told WCNC the lockdown went into effect for reports of an armed person in the area.
Further information provided by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department indicates a student was found to be carrying a gun on the campus.
CMPD says Charlotte-Mecklenburg School police are handling the investigation.
The school was still on lockdown as of 1:15 Friday afternoon.
Read more at WCNC