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Student arrested for bringing gun to Harns Marsh Middle School

Posted at 1:29 PM, Dec 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-21 13:29:24-05

LEHIGH ACRES, FL  — The Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested a student who was found in possession of a concealed firearm at Harns Marsh Middle School on Friday.

The sixth-grade student was quickly located after students alerted school administrators that he had a firearm. He was removed from the classroom and searched. During the search, a loaded firearm was found in his backpack.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office says, after interviewing numerous students and gathering information, the student was arrested and charged with a felony of Possession of Firearm on School Property.