Delaware State Police are investigating a gunshot fired inside William Penn High School located at 713 E. Basin Road, New Castle, DE. No injuries were reported, and there is no active threat to the school. While conducting the investigation, troopers searched the exterior of the school and discovered a handgun on the property. The investigation remains active and ongoing, and updates will be provided when made available.
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