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BB gun recovered from Hartford school

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Hartford police said they recovered a BB gun from a public school on Wednesday.

According to officials, units were dispatched to the McDonough School at 111 Hillside Avenue on a report of a recovered CO2 BB gun.

Authorities said the firearm was located by school staff in an abandoned backpack in a classroom.

Officers later determined that it belonged to an 11-year-old student.

At this time, an investigation focused on two students is ongoing.

Police said that charges on at least one student are pending.

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