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12-year-old found with gun at San Antonio charter school, taken into custody

The southeast-side campus was placed on a brief lockdown Monday morning after the weapon was reported.

SAN ANTONIO — A charter school in southeast San Antonio was placed on a brief lockdown after staff were made aware of a student with a gun Monday morning. 

The 12-year-old student was eventually taken into custody by responding San Antonio police officers, according to officials at Jubilee Academy, located in the area of Southcross and South W.W. White Road. Officials at the K-12 campus said the student in question was "removed from the student population" after a classmate reported him. 

Police officials said they discovered the student had showed some friends the firearm. It isn't believed it was ever fired. 

Jubilee San Antonio posted on Facebook shortly after 2 p.m. that the lockdown had been lifted, adding, "there is no threat on our campus at this time" before thanking the students who reported the gun. 




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