Midland Middle, two Kendrick High students charged with bringing weapons to school

tstevens@ledger-enquirer.comJanuary 14, 2014 

Three Muscogee students were charged with bringing a weapon on school grounds Monday in separate incidents, according to Muscogee County School District officials.

Two Kendrick High School students were charged Monday after one of the students admitted to bringing a gun onto school grounds, Director of Communications Valerie Fuller said.

The gun was allegedly acquired by the other student while it was on school grounds. Security swept the grounds for the gun, but no weapon was recovered.

A 7th grade Midland Middle School student was charged with bringing a weapon on school grounds Monday after he officials allegedly found a butcher knife in his book bag, according to a Columbus Police report.

Fuller said a 7.5-inch butcher knife was found in the student's book bag Monday afternoon. He made no threats or injuries to students or faculty, Fuller said.

The student was charged with carrying a weapon within a school safety zone.

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