Student suspended after bringing weapon to middle school

Student suspended after bringing weapon to middle school

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A Henry County middle school student brought a weapon to campus Wednesday, officials said.

A Henry County middle school student will not be allowed to return to school after bringing a weapon to campus Wednesday, officials said.

Another student reported seeing the suspect student with a weapon and a school resource officer confirmed a weapon had been brought onto school grounds, 

Henry County schools spokesman JD Hardin said.

No one was injured and the the school was not put on lockdown.

The type of weapon was not released. 

No information about the juvenile student was released.

Hardin said the student will face disciplinary action pending an investigation.

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