Live shotgun shells found in St. Mark’s trash bin

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Live shotgun shells found in St. Mark’s trash bin
 (Photo/Dakota Antelman)

SOUTHBOROUGH – Shotgun shells found in the trash led to a search of St. Mark’s School.

According to a press release from the Southborough Police Department, St. Mark’s officials notified police the morning of Jan. 9 that two live shotgun shells had been found inside a trash bin in one of the dormitories on campus.

The department requested assistance from K-9 teams in the area, leading to a response from State Police and the Framingham and Worcester departments. The police assisted Southborough with a search of the school.

According to police, no additional weapons or ammunition were located during the search.

“While on campus, a student came forward and admitted to bringing the shotgun shells into school,” police wrote in the release.

Officers said they will be working with school officials in a follow-up investigation.

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