Parent allegedly brings gun into CMS elementary school

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Police are investigating after a parent reportedly came into the school media center at Dilworth Elementary School with a gun.

According to the CMPD incident report, this happened after school on Tuesday at around 5:20 pm.

School staff told police the parent was being disruptive, and was wearing a security uniform including a sidearm.

“An investigation is underway by CMSPD to determine the specifics of the case,” said Brian Hacker, a media relations specialist for CMS.

The parent has not yet been identified, and it’s unclear whether or not he or she will face any charges.