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Newport News student charged, faces expulsion after gun found at school

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A student is facing charges after officials say they brought a gun to school.

After receiving a tip, a handgun was found inside a Woodside High School student’s backpack Wednesday afternoon.

Reports say the weapon was turned over to the School Resource Officer.

The student is facing police charges and expulsion from school and an investigation is underway.

There are no further details at this time.

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