Police: Bullets found in Norfolk middle school bathroom

Posted at 1:20 PM, May 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-03 13:21:06-04

NORFOLK, Va. - The Norfolk Police Department is investigating after bullets were found at a local middle school, and parents were notified by the principal.

School administrators, security officers, and an SRO spoke with the student in question and quickly retrieved the ammunition.  No weapon was found.  The incident remains under investigation and appropriate disciplinary action will be taken.

Parents then received this message from the Azalea Garden Middle School Principal on Thursday:

This is Principal Kirk of Azalea Gardens Middle School . The purpose of my call is to inform you that ammunition was found on a bathroom floor today, 5/2/2019. Our security team was notified and a search was conducted to ensure our students and staff were safe. No weapon was found during the search.  At this time, this remains an active investigation in collaboration with Norfolk Police Department. Upon completion of the investigation, the responsible party will face appropriate disciplinary action. Our school is committed to the safety and education of all of our students.  

Norfolk Police said the investigation is ongoing at this point and they have not yet filed any charges.

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