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'Ghost gun' recovered from 13-year-old middle school student in Prince Georges County

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Posted at 12:39 PM, Jun 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-21 17:46:33-04

PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY, Md. — A student was taken into custody by the Prince George's County Police Department this morning at Issac J. Gourdine Middle School in Fort Washington for having a loaded handgun.

Police responded to the school for reports of a student with a gun around 8:15 a.m.

Officers found the student in a classroom and a non-serialized "ghost gun" was recovered from his waistband.

No one was injured.

Police say the 13-year-old showed the weapon to other students this morning, one of whom reported it.

The student has been charged with multiple charges to included loaded handgun on person, dangerous weapon on school property and additional charges.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing.