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Reading High School student arrested after bringing airsoft gun to school, district says

Posted at 7:20 PM, Jan 04, 2019

READING, Ohio — Police arrested a Reading High School student Friday after discovering an airsoft gun in the student’s bookbag.

According to a Facebook post from Reading Community City Schools, another student reported the weapon to a teacher that morning; the high school and middle school entered a lockdown while officials searched students’ lockers.

“The safety of our students and staff is our top priority,” the district wrote on Facebook. “We are proud of our student who came forward to report this to a trusted teacher and appreciative of the quick response of the Reading Police Department.”