Bronx Elementary School Locked Down After 'Nerf Gun' Scare

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Public School 4 in the Bronx was on lockdown Tuesday morning after reports of a possible gun on campus.Thankfully the weapon in question turned out to be nothing more than a Nerf gun, according to NBC 4 New York.

Police told the New York Daily News the school was locked down after a student told another student that he was carrying a gun.

A school employee overheard the conversation and told the school administrator, who locked down the school, according to ABC 7.

A similar incident locked down Long Island High School about two weeks ago when someone called 911 after seeing a student carrying a lime green Nerf gun, NBC 4 New York reported at the time.

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