UPDATE: Gun Incident Locks Down Stemmers Run Middle

Police say student brought weapon to class Tuesday morning.

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UPDATE (11:06 a.m.)—No one was injured but officials locked down after a student brought a gun to class Tuesday morning.

County police searched the building, but students were not dismissed early, according to a statement released by Baltimore County police.

Police released few details ahead of a 2 p.m. news conference in Towson with Chief of Police Jim Johnson, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and schools Superintendent Dallas Dance.

An eighth grade student brought the weapon to school. School officials confiscated the weapon. The circumstances surrounding how officials found out about the weapon remain unknown at this time.

Many parents reacted later Tuesday morning and afternoon by .

"It's just too much to know that anything could happen. School's not as safe as it used to be, and I can't have my daughter in there without knowing what's going on," said parent , who took her daughter, sixth-grader Briel Bynum, out of school around noon.

Find more parent reaction and accounts from students here on Patch.

The incident came two weeks after a that occurred on the first day of classes in Baltimore County.

Daniel Borowy, 17, who was injured in the shooting, was released from Shock Trauma Monday.

Robert W. Gladden Jr. 15, is in that incident.

Stay with Patch for updates on this story.

Senior Local Editor Emily Kimball contributed to this report.

Mike Fisher September 11, 2012 at 10:57 PM
Zero credibility, Other Tim. Opinions are all you've got and they're based on nothing but warped thinking. Zero cred, dude. Nothing you say means anything. You ignore evidence, studies and data. Those are your beliefs and they mean nothing, empty and hollow. Zero credibility.
Other Tim September 11, 2012 at 11:15 PM
Back at you, Mike. And goodbye.
Mike Fisher September 11, 2012 at 11:22 PM
Bye, Z-Cred. Open your mind one day, it won't hurt. You may even learn something.
Dundalk Girl September 12, 2012 at 12:53 AM
Totally agree! Spare the rod an spoil the child! I wonder how many of these school shooter ever got spanked? I seriously doubt it!
Mike Fisher September 12, 2012 at 12:57 AM
There is NEVER a reason to hit a child, EVER. Hitting a child is abuse, you know that right? Hitting a child with an object is abuse, you know that right? NEVER, EVER is there a GOOD reason to strike a child. You don't hit children. If that is the way you think you should deal with kids, don't have them at all. You should have more faculties than that and more options than that in your mind to handle a child than HITTING them. Ridiculous.
Mike Fisher September 12, 2012 at 01:02 AM
Go ahead, keep hitting your children, just don't be surprised when they start beating up other kids in school when they don't listen to them or like them. GREAT way to teach your child right from wrong. If someone does something you don't like, just HIT them. You people are crazy.
Mike Fisher September 12, 2012 at 01:06 AM
.. or better yet, just set them up to be bullied in school. When they get hit and pushed around, they feel the deserve it and why not, their own parents hit them, why shouldn't other people too? Makes me so mad that anyone could even rationalize HITTING a child especially with an object like a belt or a paddle. What is wrong with you people?
Tim September 12, 2012 at 01:07 AM
Doesn't need to be read, O.Tim A 13 year old brought a GUN to SCHOOL. If that's not absentee parenting, I don't know what is.
Sam Battle September 12, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Oh heck i wonder where the School Police Ofc. was at during both of these cases in baltimore county... we are paying i am sure hundred of thousands of dollars to have these school officers and still have these type of cases andworseyet iswe are haing more than ever ??? How about spending less on the useless S.O.R List and use someof that money to beef up school security and protect our kids against each other
Buck Harmon September 12, 2012 at 12:56 PM
I think that perhaps perceived progress of instant media and reporting plays a role in the increase of these types of incidents...bad news travels much faster thand good news and tends to be sensationalized almost instantly. This is what kids,(and adults) see and react to. The problem of human beings with difficult conditions has always been around...creating a police state won't make it go away, neither will perceived gun control or candlelight vigils. It seems that community, paying attention to what is going on around them and positively reacting to it could possibly help some of the difficult situations by really caring for a change.
Buck Harmon September 12, 2012 at 12:59 PM
Public apathy rules our society today, more than ever. Politicians base their campaigns on this fact and this is why the best that Kamenetz has to offer is to add one more police officer to each Baltimore Co. school.....knee jerk reaction at best.
Joe September 12, 2012 at 01:18 PM
We will need all our firearms to defend this country form the radical Islamists who have declared war on the USA by attacking 2 of our embassies and slaughtering our diplomat and Marines and are seen dragging their bodies around like slaughtered pigs. The SAME country our own Islamist Obama has give $1.3 BILLION dollars in aid. Obama funded the attacks on American Embassies and is supporting the Islamist Spring to the detriment of his adopted country.
Buck Harmon September 12, 2012 at 01:23 PM
Wow...Is your last name Biden?
Brandon September 12, 2012 at 01:24 PM
sound like you are a fascist
Joe September 12, 2012 at 01:30 PM
Joe September 12, 2012 at 01:31 PM
So Buck, you have no problem with these attacks on American soil and the lack of response form our Commander in chief?
Bart September 12, 2012 at 01:32 PM
Joe, you really are insane.
Buck Harmon September 12, 2012 at 01:35 PM
No Joe, I'm just slow to judge this harshly until until I can see the facts...could you provide some that would verify your claims here?
Joe September 12, 2012 at 01:55 PM
Bart, you area dhimmi. What do you need to know Buck? Our embassies were attacked, burned and 4 people slaughtered and dragged through the streets. that is an act of war. SoS Clinton gave the Egyptians $1.3 billion in aid just a few months ago. We are funding terrorism when we fund the Muslim Brotherhood. Insane is you people who support terrorism and Obama.
Joe September 12, 2012 at 01:57 PM
ISLAMISTS DRAG DEAD BODY OF US AMBASSADOR THROUGH THE STREETS OF BENGHAZI! http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2012/09/islamists-drag-dead-body-of-us-ambassador-in-the-streets/#comments
Joe September 12, 2012 at 01:57 PM
I expect no answer form a primate chucking his own poop.
Buck Harmon September 12, 2012 at 02:02 PM
I don't support Obama, or Romney for that matter Joe. I would like to see the actual evidence that Obama knowingly financed these attacks that occurred.
Joe September 12, 2012 at 02:06 PM
" U.S. approves 1.3 billion dollars in military aid to Egypt Clinton waives conditions placed by Congress on the 1.3 billion dollars of aid - requiring Egypt to meet certain democratic reforms before being granted the funds." http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/u-s-approves-1-3-billion-dollars-in-military-aid-to-egypt-1.420447 "President Barack Obama’s deputies are negotiating a $1 billion aid package with Egypt’s new Islamist government, even as Egypt’s cash-strapped military revealed that it is trying to buy $1 billion worth of German submarines that could threaten Israel’s fast-growing offshore energy projects." http://dailycaller.com/2012/09/10/obama-aids-egypt-as-it-tries-to-buy-u-boats/
Joe September 12, 2012 at 02:19 PM
And the Islamist Obama is off to Las Vegas to campaign while our diplomat is dragged through the streets of Bengazi.
Tim September 12, 2012 at 02:23 PM
Buck: Take it from me - it's a waste of mental energy.
Joe September 12, 2012 at 02:28 PM
Tim, you have so little mental energy and your posts show that to be a fact.
Steve September 12, 2012 at 02:32 PM
So JoeBlob, ,why don't you fly over there to Libya and do your part for your country? Put your money where your mouth is.
Joe September 12, 2012 at 02:36 PM
Good to see Steve supports the Islamists and their terrorism against America as the good dhimmi he is. Isn't it time for your prayers?
Joe September 12, 2012 at 02:40 PM
Dhimmi Steve is proud of his Democrats giving tribute to the US Military at the DNC while showing Russian naval ships on the big screen! "Russian ships displayed at DNC tribute to vets" http://www.navytimes.com/mobile/news/2012/09/navy-russian-warships-displayed-dnc-veterans-tribute-091112
D.W. Bramlett September 14, 2012 at 10:48 PM
It will only get worse until someone drops a bomb on the NEA. The NEA is the worm in the apple.


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