Student with weapon prompts Charlotte elementary school lockdown

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

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

 

Must-See Stories

More Must-See Stories

MOST POPULAR

Follow FOX8 on Twitter