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Vicksburg student brings firearm to school

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A Vicksburg High School student has been arrested for having a firearm on school property. A school resource officer disarmed 17-year-old Michael Jones without incident and detained him.

An anonymous tip from a concerned community member led to the discovery.

When questioned by school officials, Jones admitted he was carrying the weapon for personal protection during his trip to and from school and had no intention of using it.

He was taken to the Warren County Jail. He was charged with possession of a weapon on school property and his bond was set at $15,000.

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