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Durham Police Investigate Report Of Gun At Elementary School

Posted August 18, 2003 4:21 a.m. EDT

— Durham police are investigating a report that an 8-year-old girl had a gun in her bookbag Monday at school.

According to police, a third-grade teacher at Merrick-Moore Elementary School on Cheek Road discovered the unloaded .380-caliber handgun and a holster in the bookbag late Monday morning.

The case is under investigation by the Durham Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division.