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Englewood High Locked Down After Student Found With Gun On Campus

Englewood High School

Englewood High School was placed on lockdown Monday morning after administrators received tips that a student was carrying a gun on campus.

The school district said thanks to tips from students, staff and security teams were able to safely confiscate the firearm from the student. The student was then taken into custody, the district said.

“Appropriate action including criminal charges and school discipline will take place. Thankfully all students and staff remained safe throughout this incident,” the principal Marleny Chirino said in a message to parents.

Read the rest of this story from WJCT News partner News4Jax.