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HCSO School Resource Deputies Recover Firearm at Dalewood Middle School


Hamilton County, TN – On Thursday, March 23, 2023 at approximately 12:20 pm, the School Resource Deputy (SRD) assigned to Dalewood Middle School was notified by the school's administration that a student was potentially in possession of a firearm.

The student was immediately located by the SRD while still in class and safely removed.

The student was then questioned by the school resource deputy and school administration and admitted to being in possession of a weapon.

The SRD took immediate possession of the firearm and it was found to be loaded.

The student was taken into custody by the SRD and transported to the Hamilton County Juvenile Detention Center without further incident.

The student will be charged with Possession of a Weapon on School Property.

As this pertains to a juvenile, no further details are available.

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