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Howard Student Charged with Gun Possession

CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) -- Authorities say a student at the Howard School of Academics and Technology has been charged with carrying a weapon on school property.

According to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department, the assistant principal got a tip that a student had a weapon on school property.  The school was placed on lockdown while the 15 year old student was identified.

His locker was searched and officers found a loaded semi-automatic BB gun.  The BB gun was described as realistic looking and could be mistaken for the real thing.  

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