Connecticut State Police

BB Gun Prompts Lockdown at Killingly High School

A BB gun prompted a lockdown at Killingly High School on Tuesday morning.

School officials said two students reported a potential threat within the school around 11:30 a.m. and the school was placed on immediate lockdown.

Officials said students were kept in classrooms to help expedite the investigation.

Connecticut State Police were notified and after a thorough investigation, students were released back to class around 12:20 p.m.

The item that was discovered was a plastic BB gun, according to school officials.

Police are continuing to investigate to determine who was involved.

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