Baldwin County student brings unloaded firearm to school, no one injured


BALDWIN COUNTY, Ga. -- A 12-year-old Baldwin County student at Midway Hills Academy has been disciplined for bringing an unloaded firearm to school.

According to School and Community Relations Coordinator Byron Wellman, on Wednesday, Oct. 25 Principal Antonio Ingram was notified by a parent that a student possibly had a firearm in their backpack. Principal Ingram called for an investigation and the student was pulled from the classroom with their belongings.

A search was conducted and the firearm was found in the student's backpack. Law enforcement was notified immediately.

According to Wellman, the student will be disciplined based on school board measures and the laws which govern weapons on school grounds.

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