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Some kids are bad these days. During the first week of school there have been several violent incidents at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in Charlotte, NC. A student was robbed at Mallard Creek High School, students had guns at West Mecklenburg High School and West Charlotte High School. And there was a large fight at Harding High School. 

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On August 26, 2021, officers were alerted that a student had been robbed by another student at Mallard Creek High School. Shortly after the incident, a staff member located the juvenile suspect. 

As a part of the continued investigation, officers located a knife, stolen firearm, and marijuana in the male student suspect's immediate possession. The juvenile was charged with common law robbery, possession of controlled substance, possession of stolen firearm, possession of concealed weapon, and two other felony weapons charges.


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A student had a gun at West Mecklenburg High School on Thursday August 26, 2021. A school resource officer received an anonymous snitch tip about a student who was in possession of a firearm. With the assistance of school administration, the suspected student was located, and a search of his property was performed by staff. 

After the search, a BB gun that modeled a Glock 9 was found in the immediate possession of the student. The juvenile student was charged with possession of a weapon at school.


On August 27, 2021 a student had a gun at West Charlotte High School. Officers responded to an armed person 911 call. Officers located accessories from a firearm in plain view inside a vehicle that was parked in the student parking lot. 

As the investigation continued, officers located 3 firearms inside the vehicle. The owner of the vehicle was identified as a student and arrested. The juvenile was charged with possession of weapon at school, possession of stolen goods, possession of a handgun by a minor, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana. 


There has also been a series of altercations at Harding High School. These altercations have involved two groups of students, but no weapons or serious injuries have been involved. Two juvenile students have been charged as juveniles and several others involved were suspended from the school.