Gun found at Raleigh's Millbrook High School

Franklin Mauricio Diaz Castillo-Diaz and Elsy Nohemy Diaz-Quintanilla. (images courtesy Raleigh-Wake City-County Bureau of Identification)

The Raleigh Police Department says a gun and ammunition was found at Millbrook High School Thursday morning.

According to a letter sent to parents from Millbrook High School's principal, two students alerted a school administrator about another student having a gun.

The 14-year-old student was found in a classroom and the gun and ammunition were confiscated without incident.

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Police said three students had been in possession of the gun before it was confiscated. The 14-year-old faces charges in juvenile court. Franklin Mauricio Castillo-Diaz and Elsy Nohemy Diaz-Quintanilla, both 17, are charged with having a firearm on school property. Castillo-Diaz is also charged with contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

Principal Dana King said there was never a threat of harm to anyone.

School administration and WCPSS Security staff are investigating to determine violations of school board policy, which could result in a suspension up to 365 days.


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