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12-Year-Old Arrested For Taking Gun To Fayetteville School

Posted February 28, 2006 3:51 a.m. EST

— Cumberland County authorities have arrested a 12-year-old boy and charged him with taking a gun onto school property.

The child, whose identity was not released, was taken into custody shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Detectives were called to Pine Forest Middle School in Fayetteville, where the boy is a student, after school officials discovered a fully loaded semi-automatic handgun.

Authorities have not released any other information about the case.