Weapon threat prompts lockdown at York city school

YORK, Pa. (WHTM) – Two juveniles are in police custody after a weapon was reportedly seen inside a York city elementary school.

Officers responded around 3:35 p.m. Thursday to Ferguson K-8 school.

A lockdown was in effect for almost an hour while police searched for potential threats.

Two minors were in possession of a BB gun at an off school location, according to police. The BB gun is believed to be the same weapon seen on school grounds.

Students were safely dismissed after the lockdown was lifted.

The investigation is ongoing.

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