Student Charged With Bringing Gun To School

A student at Rocky Mount High School is in trouble with the law after police say he brought a gun to school.

Markel Mattocks is charged with possession of a gun on school grounds, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a handgun by a minor, resisting a public officer and communicating threats.

Police say the 17-year-old was found Wednesday with a .22 caliber revolver in his coat pocket after a school resource officer received information that he was armed.

Mattocks bond was set at $2500.


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