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HAMLIN A Lincoln County High School student faces charges after he allegedly brought a gun and a knife to school.
Hamlin police officers learned Wednesday morning the student was carrying a gun in his backpack. The student also had a knife in his pocket.
According to school officials, the gun was unloaded and did not have a firing mechanism.
Authorities do not believe the student brought the weapons to school with the intent of hurting anyone, and no students or employees were hurt.
The student faces two counts of possession of a deadly weapon on school grounds and one count of possession of a deadly weapon.