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Rocky Mount student found with gun

Posted March 25, 2011 5:45 p.m. EDT
Updated May 23, 2013 9:50 a.m. EDT

— A Rocky Mount high school student was arrested Wednesday morning after school officials found a gun in his possession.

Markel Raheem Mattocks, 17, was taken to the Nash County jail and charged with possession of a gun on school grounds, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a handgun by a minor, resisting a public officer and communicating threats. 

School officials found a .22 caliber revolver in his coat.