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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.