15-Year-Old WS Student Facing Charges For Bringing Handgun To School

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A teenager is facing felony charges after a gun was confiscated from the student's backpack on campus in Winston-Salem, the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) says. 

A School Resource Officers (SRO) confiscated the handgun from a student on the Parkland High School Campus, the sheriff's office confirms. SROs assigned to Parkland High School worked with school administrators, to performed a search of a student's belongings after receiving an anonymous tip about a gun. The handgun was found in the 15-year-old student's backpack, deputies said.

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