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Loaded Gun Found At Fort Wayne School

Last updated on Wednesday, January 25, 2012

(FORT WAYNE)(WANE) - A fight between two students at Jefferson Middle School in Fort Wayne led to the discovery of a loaded handgun Monday.

Police said they were called to the school at 5303 Wheelock Road a little after 1:00 in the afternoon when some sort of altercation took place between the students. During the course of the investigation, the school resource officer and school officials learned that there might be a gun on the premises.

According to police, they searched the school and discovered a handgun in a restroom. There were bullets in the magazine and a bullet in the chamber.

The investigation showed the weapon was brought to school to be sold.

Three eighth-grade students were taken to the Allen County Juvenile Center. Here are the charges they face:

• Male, age 13: Possession of a Handgun on School Property, Possession of a Handgun without a Permit, Battery, and Disorderly Conduct.

• Male, age 14: Possession of a Handgun on School Property, and Possession of a Handgun without a Permit.

• Male, age 13: Disorderly Conduct.

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