UPDATE: Gun Incident Locks Down Stemmers Run Middle

Police say student brought weapon to class Tuesday morning.

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UPDATE (11:06 a.m.)—No one was injured but officials locked down after a student brought a gun to class Tuesday morning.

County police searched the building, but students were not dismissed early, according to a statement released by Baltimore County police.

Police released few details ahead of a 2 p.m. news conference in Towson with Chief of Police Jim Johnson, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and schools Superintendent Dallas Dance.

An eighth grade student brought the weapon to school. School officials confiscated the weapon. The circumstances surrounding how officials found out about the weapon remain unknown at this time.

Many parents reacted later Tuesday morning and afternoon by .

"It's just too much to know that anything could happen. School's not as safe as it used to be, and I can't have my daughter in there without knowing what's going on," said parent , who took her daughter, sixth-grader Briel Bynum, out of school around noon.

Find more parent reaction and accounts from students here on Patch.

The incident came two weeks after a that occurred on the first day of classes in Baltimore County.

Daniel Borowy, 17, who was injured in the shooting, was released from Shock Trauma Monday.

Robert W. Gladden Jr. 15, is in that incident.

Stay with Patch for updates on this story.

Senior Local Editor Emily Kimball contributed to this report.

Joe September 12, 2012 at 02:28 PM
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Joe September 12, 2012 at 02:36 PM
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Joe September 12, 2012 at 02:40 PM
Dhimmi Steve is proud of his Democrats giving tribute to the US Military at the DNC while showing Russian naval ships on the big screen! "Russian ships displayed at DNC tribute to vets" http://www.navytimes.com/mobile/news/2012/09/navy-russian-warships-displayed-dnc-veterans-tribute-091112
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It will only get worse until someone drops a bomb on the NEA. The NEA is the worm in the apple.


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