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.

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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