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Student brought airsoft gun to campus, triggering lockdown at Sacramento school, officials say

Officials lifted the lockdown at James Rutter Middle School after they found a student with an Airsoft gun.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — James Rutter Middle School in Sacramento was on lockdown Monday afternoon after a student brought an airsoft gun to the campus, Elk Grove Unified School District officials said.

Law enforcement officials called for a lockdown around 1:40 p.m. after they got a report of a student with a handgun on campus, according to the district

The lockdown lasted for less than half an hour with officials lifting it at 2:05 p.m. once the student was found. District officials said the student had an airsoft gun.

The district said all students and staff are safe.

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