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Air Soft Pistol Leads to School Evacuation

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UPDATE: The juvenile male was arrested for Terroristic Threats and Disturbing the Peace and was transported to a juvenile detention facility.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (KPTM) – Students were ordered to evacuate campus when police arrived to investigate whether a student had a gun.

Turns out it was an Air Soft pistol that caused the brief chaos at Bellevue East High School Wednesday.

A teacher saw the 17-year-old male pull the weapon out of his backpack. The student did not point the weapon at anyone. Police said no one was hurt.

The student is in the dean's office. All students were allowed to return to their extracurricular activities shortly after 5.

Police are investigating why the student brought the weapon to school.

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