Pellet gun prompts lockdown at Lindsay Middle School in Hampton

Posted at 12:37 PM, May 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-05 16:29:42-04

Hampton, Va. – A pellet gun found at Lindsay Middle School prompted a lockdown on Tuesday, according to Hampton Police.

Around noon, police said the school was on lockdown while officers investigate a possible weapon on school grounds.

A student had reported seeing another student in possession of a possible weapon, police say.

After a brief search by Hampton Police officers, a pellet gun was located in a student locker at 1:05 p.m. The lockdown was lifted and classes resumed as normal.

Based on the investigation and the circumstances surrounding the incident, a 15-year-old female has been charged with Disorderly Conduct. There were no injuries during this incident.

Additional updates will be posted as they are released.