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Student Suspended After Bringing Handgun to School

Posted February 1, 2008 10:53 a.m. EST

— An elementary school student in Vance County faces a lengthy suspension after bringing a handgun to school.

Sheriff's deputies confiscated the gun that a 10-year-old brought to Zeb Vance Elementary School in Kitrell.

The student already has been suspended for a minimum of 10 days.

Another student reported the incident several days after the child brought the gun to school.

It's unclear whether the child or any family members will face charges.