Some BB Guns are mistaken for real guns leading to an arrest

Local News

Concerns over an armed man on the grounds of a local elementary after school on Wednesday were somewhat alleviated when it turned out to be a teenager with realistic looking BB guns.

New York State Police and Tioga County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call at TJ Watson Elementary, which is located in the Town of Owego but part of the Union-Endicott School District.

Police determined that a 17 year-old had out of the woods and into the school parking lot holding what looked like a black handgun, silver pistol, and brown rifle.  

The weapons were determined to be BB guns.

The teen was issued a ticket for possession of a weapon on school grounds.

———————————————————

Download the app for Android or iPhone

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

More Top Stories
More Don't Miss