2 students arrested, 1 found with weapon after altercation at Shaw High School

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Two Shaw High School students have been arrested after an altercation at school.

The Muscogee County School District says the incident occurred late in the afternoon on Thursday, January 25. 

The release says two male students were arguing in the hallway. As the incident escalated to include a third male student and female student, a school resource officer proceeded to deescalate the situation. The female student allegedly failed to comply with the requests of the officer during the incident. After the officer successfully deescalated the incident, a set of brass knuckles was discovered in one of the male student’s possession.

The 17 year-old male student was charged with obstruction and carrying a weapon in a school safety zone.

The 14 year-old female student was charged with disorderly conduct and obstruction.

Both students face immediate disciplinary action.

The incident is currently under investigation with the Police Department.

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