North Carolina teens charged with bringing guns to football jamboree

August 15, 2023 / Athletic AdministrationCoachingFootball
Two North Carolina teenagers were charged after reportedly bringing guns to a high school football jamboree event, police said.

Greensboro police responded to a disorder call last Friday to the high school just before 8:30 PM. The call detailed a fight involving both males and females during a football team scrimmage that featured four other nearby high school teams.

north carolinaA recent story from detailed the incident. Below is an excerpt from the story.

Police said the athletics director told them two juveniles were carrying handguns in the parking lot area. Police said they then saw two juveniles quickly bend down beside a car. Officers said they detained the juveniles and searched the area where they found two handguns underneath the car.

Police said they were charged and released to their parents.

They also said other fights involving juveniles took place at the stadium throughout the investigation. They said additional officers were called to help break up the large groups of juveniles and manage traffic in the area.

Late Monday, the district issued a statement that reads in part:

The safety of our students, staff, and visitors is our top priority, and disruptions that threaten their safety will not be tolerated. In 2023-2024, the district will continue to require clear bags at athletic events and touchless scanners will be used for weapon detection before spectators entering the stadium. The district continues to explore additional safety measures.”

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