Student with BB gun causes Manor HS to go into lockdown

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MANOR, Texas (KXAN) — A student who was carrying a BB gun at Manor High School caused the school to go into lockdown on Tuesday afternoon.

According to Manor police, a parent who was picking up her child from the school around Noon told officers she saw a man with a handgun in the school courtyard.

Police quickly responded to the school ordering the lockdown of the Manor High School campus as well as Manor Middle School & Manor Elementary School.

Surveillance video showed a student walking on a sidewalk along the courtyard displaying what appeared to be a black handgun.

Officers and school officials were able to confirm the student’s identity.

One witness came forward and said he took the weapon from the subject and told the officers the weapon was actually a BB gun.

After talking to the parents and the student in question, the weapon was confiscated and confirmed as a BB gun.

The case has been turned over to the Travis County District Attorney’s Office. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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