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Teen in custody after gun was found at Jack Britt HS in Fayetteville

February 27, 2019

A teen was taken into custody after a gun was found Tuesday at Jack Britt High School in Fayetteville.

A Cumberland County Schools spokeswoman said school officials learned early in the day that the unidentified student had brought a gun onto campus.

School officials said the weapon was seized and the teen was taken into custody.

“We take this matter very seriously. We will continue to cooperate with law enforcement and appropriate actions will be taken,” a district spokeswoman said in a statement.

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said the incident remains under investigation.