BB gun near school leads to lockouts in Blacksburg

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Published: Feb. 18, 2023 at 9:32 AM EST
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BLACKSBURG, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Blacksburg Police Department said schools were placed under lockout procedures on Friday due to a nearby incident.

Officers received reports of a person with a gun at a store in town. When police responded, they located the person and said the individual had a BB gun.

“The students were never in any danger from this incident and the lock out was conducted out of an abundance of caution,” the police department posted on Facebook.