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District: JL Mann student found in possession of pellet gun at school

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Officials with Greenville County Schools said a student was caught at school with a pellet gun on Wednesday.

Beth Brotherton with the school district said school officials learned the 16-year-old student had the weapon from another student's tip.

Law enforcement was immediately notified. According to police, the teen admitted to having a BB gun in his backpack after being removed from class by administrators.

Brotherton said the student was cooperative, and no threats were made. 

The teen was charged with carrying a weapon on school property. Brotherton said the student will be disciplined according to the school behavior code.

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