• Student found with gun at Rocky River High; officials say no threat

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    MINT HILL, N.C. - A gun was found at Rocky River High School on Friday, school officials confirmed.

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    Principal Erica Turner said the school received a tip that there was a student with a gun on campus.

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    The student was searched and the gun was found and taken by law enforcement officers.

    School officials said there were no threats, but as a precaution, the school was placed on a modified lockdown.

    The school sent Channel 9 this statement: “Any student caught violating the Code of Student Conduct will receive appropriate disciplinary action. I ask that every parent and guardian have a conversation with your student about the importance of making sure they never have a weapon at school. If a student is aware of a weapon on our campus or any school campus, I ask that they tell a school employee immediately so an investigation can be completed. I appreciate your support of our school and our students.”

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