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: Yuba County Water Agency Could Ship Billions Of Gallons Of Water To Bay Area Amid Drought
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: Rio Linda Sandwich Shop Owner Recovering From Stabbing
Police credit the officer’s familiarity with the school with helping handle the situation so quickly.MORE NEWS: Sacramento Animal Care Services Pushes For More Help For Homeless Pets
No other information about the incident, including if the student is facing any consequences, has been released.