Elementary school in Rhawnhurst placed on lockdown after student brings gun, police say
Authorities say the student is in custody and the firearm has been recovered.
This story originally appeared on 6abc.
Philadelphia police say an elementary school in the Rhawnhurst section was placed on lockdown Tuesday morning after a student brought a gun.
It happened around 8 a.m. at Farrell Elementary in the 8300 block of Castor Avenue.
The principal placed the school on lockdown after a student brought a gun into the building.
The student is in custody and the firearm has been recovered, police say.
Action News has reached out to the School District of Philadelphia for comment.
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