ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A lockdown at Arlington High School was lifted Friday after a threat on campus was determined to be a student carrying an Airsoft gun.
The lockdown began when a staff member at Arlington High reported seeing the gun in a student’s car.READ MORE: Texas Lottery Warns Against Giving Tickets To Children As Gifts; Could Encourage Problem Gambling
“We have since determined there is no on-going threat to the school, and we are in the process of lifting the lockdown,” police said via Twitter. “Any criminal charges will be pending the outcome of the investigation, which is still ongoing.”READ MORE: Most Popular Dog And Cat Names Of 2021: Is Your Pet's Name On The List?
When officers arrived, they found the gun and began lifting the lockdown.
The student was arrested on outstanding misdemeanor warrants, a police spokesman says.MORE NEWS: McKinney, Texas Man Addison Mays Sentenced To 40 Years For Continuous Sexual Abuse Of A Child
The spokesman says the student never pointed the weapon at anyone.