On March 18 at 10:30 a.m., several students at Milton Somers Middle School were walking in the hallway with a school staff member, and they began pulling on locker doors causing some lockers to open. As they were directed to stop, the staff member observed what appeared to be a handgun protruding from a backpack in one of the lockers. The school resource officer recovered the handgun and determined it was a toy gun. The student who was assigned the locker was identified and placed into a separate room where the student then struck another student who was already in the room. Under Maryland law, the involved student cannot be charged with a criminal offense; however, the Charles County Department of Juvenile Services was contacted. Anyone with information is asked to contact PFC Duley at 301-609-3282 ext. 0494.

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