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Gun found in student's bookbag, school remains on lockdown

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Ashley Park Elementary School on Belfast Drive in west Charlotte is on lockdown after a gun was found on campus.

Police say they located a 0.38 caliber semi-automatic handgun in a student's bookbag.

The gun was unloaded. The bookbag was in a classroom.

The investigation is ongoing.

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