Airsoft gun seized from child at school

May. 27, 2014 @ 04:55 PM

A 9-year-old student at Liberty Drive Elementary School brought an unloaded airsoft gun to school Tuesday, which was seized after he showed it to another child.

At 2:20 p.m., the school resource officer was alerted that a student had an airsoft pistol. The child, who wasn’t identified by authorities, was seen by other students showing the airsoft gun to a friend.
An airsoft gun is a replica firearm that typically fires plastic pellets.
“The students alerted a teacher, who immediately took possession of the gun from the 9-year-old,” according to the Thomasville Police Department.
No one was hurt and no threats were made, said police Sgt. B.L. Saintsing.
The case will be forwarded to Davidson County Juvenile Services for further review, according to police. The investigation includes determining where the child found or came into possession of the airsoft gun, Saintsing told The High Point Enterprise.