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Student with loaded gun found after fight at high school football game

Police in Tennessee say a boy has been fatally shot by a sibling inside a Memphis home./ Source: MGN
Police in Tennessee say a boy has been fatally shot by a sibling inside a Memphis home./ Source: MGN(WVLT)
Published: Aug. 24, 2019 at 8:48 PM EDT
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A loaded handgun was found after an incident between two minors at a high school football game Friday night in Pittsylvania County.

According to Pittsylvania County officials, during the Dan River G. W. Football game Friday night, a student from Dan River, and another from G. W. High, were involved in a physical altercation. The student from Dan River High ran into the woods before being contained by officers.

After searching the area, officers located a loaded handgun that was being carried in a fanny pack. Both students were taken to Chatham before being released to their parents.

The investigation into this case continues, and petitions are expected to be filed.

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