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Weapon found at Lovejoy High School

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HAMPTON, Ga. -

Authorities are investigating an incident involving a weapon at a local high school.

According to a spokesperson with Clayton County Schools, Lovejoy High School was placed on a brief lockdown around 11:15 a.m. after a weapon was found in a locker on campus.

Officials say an unloaded .22 handgun was located in a locker after a teacher overheard two students discussing the weapon in the hallway.

The school was placed on lockdown for about twenty minutes. Two students were taken into custody as a result of the finding.

Officials are working to gather more details.

Stay with FOX 5 Atlanta for updates.

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