Teen with BB gun causes lockdown at Goshen HS

GOSHEN – A BB gun in the parking lot at Goshen High School prompted a lockdown Thursday afternoon.

At approximately 3:30 pm, an 18 year old Fairfield student arrived at the Goshen High School parking lot to visit with some friends.

During his visit, the 18 year old displayed a new BB gun he had in his possession. A parent in the parking lot who was there to retrieve their student witnessed the 18 year old display the BB Gun and because of the realistic appearance of the BB Gun, called 9-1-1.

The School Resource Officer located the subjects involved and determined that the weapon was in fact a BB Gun.

No crime was committed during this incident but in maintaining open communication with parents and the community; both the Goshen Police Department and the Goshen Community Schools felt it important to relay the details of the incident.

Goshen High School was on lockdown at the end of the day as a precaution.