Loaded gun found at Berkeley County school, student charged

Sedgefield Middle School (FILE/WCIV)

A 14-year-old student is charged with a weapons crime after Berkeley County authorities say they found the child with a loaded gun at Sedgefield Middle School on Tuesday.

The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office is charging the teen with possession of a firearm on school property after discovering the gun.

School officials searched the student after receiving a tip they had a gun in their possession, according to a statement to parents by Sedgefield staff.

No students or staff were harmed, Sedgefield administrators say.

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