Loaded rifle magazine found at JCC middle school

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on September 4, 2013 at 4:15 PM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 4 at 5:41 PM

JAMES CITY COUNTY--A loaded .17 caliber rifle magazine was found in a classroom at Hornsby Middle School Wednesday, according to James City County Police.

A 7th grade student told a teacher he saw the magazine on the floor in a second floor classroom, police said.

The school was placed on "partial" lockdown for nearly two hours.

Police said they questioned several students.  They later identified a 7th grade boy that allegedly brought the magazine to school.  No charges have been filed.

No weapon was recovered. Police continue to investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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