Whitley County school put on lockdown after airsoft gun found on student

A southern Kentucky middle school was put on lockdown Tuesday morning, after a student brough an airsoft gun to school.

The Whitley County Sheriff's Office tell us the 8th grade student at Whitley County Middle School was showing off the gun on his belt, claiming classmates had been aggravating him.

Resource officers took the gun away, and the child was taken into custody. He will be charged with disorderly conduct.

No one was hurt in the incident.

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