Student suspended after gun clip discovered in bookbag

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on January 14, 2014 at 9:00 PM

Nansemond River High School

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SUFFOLK -- A student at Nansemond River High School in Suffolk has been suspended for allegedly bringing a magazine clip to school. 
 
A letter from the principal was sent out to parents, Monday, outlining the incident which took place on Jan. 10. 
 
Suffolk Police were alerted after a parent contacted the school to advise he was informed by his son that the student was seen with a gun in the boys locker room that afternoon. 
 
Officers responded to the campus and began their search. 
 
Police were unable to locate a gun, but did find a unloaded magazine clip from a "BB" type gun inside the student's bookbag. The student was immediately removed from class. 
 
School officials told 13News Now a disciplinary hearing has not been set.
 
Nobody was theatened or injured during the incident.
 
An investigation is still underway.  
 

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