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Gun Found In Student's Car At North Forsyth High

4:59 PM, Sep 13, 2013   |    comments
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - A North Forsyth High School student has been charged with Possession of Weapon of School Campus and Possession of Weapon by a Minor after bringing a gun to campus.

Police say a 17-year-old student made a shooting threat. The principal searched the student's book bag and found no weapon. A .25 caliber semi-automatic handgun was located in the student's car on North Forsyth's campus.

The student was arrested and charged. He is being held under a $5,000 bond.

Winston-Salem Forsyth County spokesman Theo Helm says a student alerted school officials around 10:00 Friday morning of suspicion a gun might be on campus.

The school system did not place the school on lockdown. However they did notify parents about the incident.

This is a developing story. Stay with for updates. 

WFMY News 2, Winston-Salem Police Department

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