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Cumberland Student Charged With Bringing Gun To School

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Andre McClain
RALEIGH, N.C. — A Cumberland County teenager has been charged with bringing a gun onto a school campus during graduation practice.

Andre Marcellus McClain, 17, is charged with felony possession of a weapon on school grounds. A janitor notified officials at Westover High School Thursday afternoon after finding a book bag in the school's cafeteria. Authorities say a handgun was inside the bag.

Detectives arrested McClain on the school campus.

McClain was taken to the Cumberland County Jail. He has been released on $1,000 bond.

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