Taunton Police investigate shell casing found near middle school

TAUNTON, Mass. (WLNE)- The Taunton Police Department conducted an on-site investigation at a Taunton middle school, after a shell casing was found on Friday afternoon.

Police headed to Joseph H. Martin Middle School at about 12:20 p.m. to investigate the area, near the baseball fields, where a .40 caliber shell casing was found.

No other suspicious items were found at the scene.

Students were dismissed in a normal fashion at the end of the school day.

According to the Taunton Superintendent, John Cabral, it was a student who found the shell casing.

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