Pittsylvania County police recover discarded handgun following fight between two students at a football game

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PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WFXR ) — The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office says it recovered a loaded handgun following a fight between two juveniles. The fight broke out during a football game between Dan River High School and G. W. High School. According to police one is a student at Dan River and the other is a student at G.W.

Witnesses say the one from Dan River fled into the woods.

The student was caught and a fanny pack containing a loaded gun was found in the area, police say.

Both students have been released to their parents, but petitions are expected to be filed against both.

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