Student to be charged in false gun claim

DARLINGTON, SC (WMBF) A Darlington High School student is now facing charges after school officials say he ran through a hallway claiming another student had a gun Friday morning.

Audrey Childers, spokeswoman for Darlington County Schools, said the claim made by the student was not true and he allegedly admitted to making up the story.

At this time, police are involved and the student will be charged, Childers said.

"Our students are safe," Childers added. "Our students' safety and well-being is our highest priority."

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