Goshen High School put on lockdown for BB gun

Goshen High School// WSBT 22

Police say a teen who showed off a new BB gun to his friends in the parking lot of Goshen High School set off a lockdown situation while the school resource officer determined there was no threat.

The following was posted to the Goshen Police Department's Facebook page on Thursday:

This afternoon at approximately 3:30 pm, a 18 year old Fairfield student arrived at the Goshen High School parking lot to visit with some friends he has at GHS. During his visit, the 18 year old displayed a new BB Gun he had in his possession. A parent in the parking lot who was there to retrieve their student witnessed the 18 year old display the BB Gun and because of the realistic appearance of the BB Gun, the parent called 9-1-1. The School Resource Officer Johnson located the subjects involved and determined that the weapon was in fact a BB Gun. No crime was committed during this incident but in maintaining open communication with parents and the community; both the Goshen Police Department and the Goshen Community Schools felt it important to relay the details of the incident. Goshen High School was on lockdown at the end of the day as a precaution.
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