A Harleyville-Ridgeville Middle School student will face disciplinary action after bringing a pellet gun onto a school bus, district officials said.

Sheriff's deputies were called to investigate Friday, Dorchester District 4 Superintendent Jerry Montjoy said.

The pellet gun did not contain a clip, he said.

The student will face a disciplinary process with the district as a result of the incident, Montjoy said.

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