Gun taken from Eastern Randolph student

RAMSEUR – A student was found with a firearm at Eastern Randolph High School on Friday, deputies said.

The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that a school resource officer received a report that a student had a gun on campus. The school resource officer found the student, and a search of the student led to the officer confiscating the gun.

The firearm was secured without incident. The name of the student wasn’t released based on North Carolina laws.

Parents in the district were notified of the incident.

Principal Susan Chappell’s message included: “As noted, law enforcement has been working with the school’s administration on this situation. Please know the safety of our students and staff members remains our top priority at all times.” 

By Randolph Record