Fort Worth, Texas – A BB gun was found inside a backpack at Lake Worth ISD Middle School Tuesday morning, the district said.
Lake Worth ISD said in a statement That staff members had received a report at 9:05 a.m. of a student with a gun in a backpack at Lucille Collins Middle School.
According to the district, a school resource officer and staff looked at the bag at 9:10 a.m. and found a BB gun inside. The student involved was taken to the office, the district said.
According to the district no casualties have been reported in the school.
“Thank you to our bright students who reported this, and as always, we encourage them to say something if they see or hear something,” Lake Worth ISD said in a statement.
Law enforcement and the district are investigating the incident. The district did not immediately say whether the student faces disciplinary action or charges.