LODI (CBS13) — Officers say a pellet gun was found in a Lodi Middle School student’s backpack on Friday.
The Lodi Police Department says, around 1:18 p.m., they got a report of a student who was possibly seen on campus with what looked like a gun.READ MORE: California COVID-19 Vaccine Lottery $1.5 Million Winners To Be Selected On Tuesday
Less than five minutes later, police say the School Resource Officer had found the student and was able to search their backpack. Inside, the officer found a pellet gun.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You Get Another Relief Payment?
Police credit the officer’s familiarity with the school with helping handle the situation so quickly.MORE NEWS: What You Need To Know About California's Reopening
No other information about the incident, including if the student is facing any consequences, has been released.