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Handgun Found Inside Hurlock Elementary School

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HURLOCK, Md.- Authorities say an unloaded handgun was found inside Hurlock Elementary School following an event held there last Thursday night. 

Hurlock police said that at around 8 p.m. officers were called to the school where they learned that at the conclusion of a family reading event, a staff member of the school discovered an article of clothing laying in the hallway that contained a Taurus .38 revolver. 

According to police, only staff personnel were in the school at the time of the gun's discovery. The firearm was not loaded and there was no ammunition found in the clothing or the school, investigators said. 

Police said there had been approximately 50-75 people in attendance at the event. Hurlock Elementary sent a letter home with the students alerting parents of the situation that had occurred. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Hurlock Police Department at (410) 943-4020.

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