A 14-year-old student is in custody after being found with a loaded 9mm gun at a metro Atlanta middle school Friday morning, a district spokesman said.
The male student at Lee Middle School in Sharpsburg was quickly isolated by a school police officer, Coweta County schools spokesman Dean Jackson said.
The situation, which happened around 10:30 a.m., was resolved and there was no lockdown, Jackson told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Authorities do not know how the student got the gun, sheriff’s spokesman Jimmy Yarbrough said.
The Coweta County Sheriff’s Office is handling the investigation. Parents were notified by a robocall, Jackson said.
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