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Warner Robins High School says student brought a gun to school Wednesday

Warner Robins High School found the gun Wednesday during a backpack search.

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — Update, 2:07 p.m. -

The school district has issued a statement in response to questions about the punishment of the student:

"The weapon was discovered this morning. We cannot discuss disciplinary actions taken against a student; however, we followed our policies and procedures concerning weapons at school."

13WMAZ will provide any more updates when they become available.

A Warner Robins High School student brought a gun to school Wednesday.

13WMAZ asked the school district to confirm.

They sent the following information: 

"This callout was sent to parents: Good afternoon. This is Chris McCook, Principal of Warner Robins High School. I’m calling to let you know that a firearm was found during a search of a student’s backpack today. Please be assured that all students and staff are safe and were not in danger. The safety and well-being of our students and staff is always our number one priority, and we will continue to investigate any and all safety concerns. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Thank you for your support of Warner Robins High School. Sent from my iPhone."

It is unclear who, and why the student's backpack needed to be searched.


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