Lockdown lifted at John J. Pershing I.S. 220 after toy gun discovered

The lockdown at John J. Pershing I.S. 220 has since been lifted. (1/16/14)

BROOKLYN - John J. Pershing I.S. 220 was put on lockdown this afternoon after authorities say a gun was found inside.

An investigation into the incident revealed that the gun was a toy. Parents outside the school say that despite the gun being fake, it was still a scary situation.

The lockdown has since been lifted. There is no word yet on disciplinary action for the student who brought the toy gun into the school.

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