Tuscaloosa authorities: No charges in investigation into gun at Hillcrest HS

Tuscaloosa authorities: No charges in investigation into gun at Hillcrest HS

TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - County authorities say their investigation into allegations that a student brought a gun to Hillcrest High School is closed.

Staff found out about the possible gun through a social media post made on Tuesday.

Authorities say that they found no real gun and there was no threat made against the school.

Read Tuscaloosa Co. Schools spokeswoman Terri Brewer’s statement below:

“Hillcrest High School administration became aware of a social media post showing a student with what may have been a gun inside the school,The object was unclear in the post. The report of the post was not made until after the school day ended. Administration immediately identified the student and law enforcement responded. At this time, investigators believe the item may have been a toy gun. However, the incident is still under investigation.”

This story is developing.

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