Knife found on student after a fight at West Meck HS, sources say – WSOC TV | #students | #parents


CHARLOTTE — A knife was found on a student after a fight at West Mecklenburg High School, sources say.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg officials told Channel 9 at 1:30 p.m. that the school was placed on lockdown Wednesday afternoon.

A source with knowledge of the situation told Channel 9 that fights at the high school are what prompted the lockdown. A knife was found on one student and another was thought to be armed with a gun, according to sources.

The source said the student thought to have a gun left the school and the gun was not found.

Channel 9 was at West Meck and saw several police officers around the school and one guarding the door.

CMS officials told Channel 9 at 2:30 p.m. the lockdown had been lifted and the school was in dismissal.

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