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6 Hopewell High School students charged after guns found following fight

Hopewell High School was put on lockdown Wednesday afternoon following reports of multiple fights on campus, officials said.

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Published: 4:32 PM EDT November 3, 2021
Updated: 6:42 AM EDT November 5, 2021

Five students were taken into custody after two guns were found at Hopewell High School in Huntersville, the Huntersville Police Department confirmed. 

Police were called to Hopewell High after a fight during class around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Police said during the fight, a handgun fell on the ground and was picked up by a student. The motive for that fight is currently unclear.