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14-year-old arrested after bringing gun to school, Cleburne police say

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A 14-year-old student at Cleburne High School was arrested after he brought a gun to school, according to the Cleburne Police Department.

Cleburne High, at 850 N. Nolan River Rd., did not go into a lock-down. The weapon was found as soon as it was reported to officers at around 8 a.m., police said.

The gun was a .22-caliber pistol, according to Officer Kerri Abbott of the Cleburne Police Department.

It wasn’t immediately known if the gun was loaded or if the student had ammo. Police don’t know why he brought the weapon to school.

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Nichole Manna reports on crime, breaking news and other mayhem across North Texas. Before moving to Fort Worth in July 2018, she covered crime and breaking news in Tennessee, North Carolina, Nebraska and Kansas. She is a 2012 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University and grew up in Florida.


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