Lauderdale County High School student suspended after gun found in parking lot

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Published: Mar. 7, 2023 at 11:32 AM CST
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LAUDERDALE Co., Ala. (WAFF) - A Lauderdale County High School student was suspended from school Tuesday after school officials found a pistol in his car.

According to the Rogersville Police Department, a student reported that another student had a gun in their vehicle before school on Tuesday. Officers with the Rogersville Police Department responded to the scene and watched as the school principal searched the student’s car.

The principal found a 9mm pistol which was then confiscated by police.

Police say the student is an 18-year-old male student whose name will not be released. Police are writing a report on the incident but the student is not currently facing criminal charges.

The student was suspended pending a future board hearing.

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