MIDLAND - Police have cleared the scene around St. Marks Methodist Church in Midland after someone was seen with a gun.
Authorities tell NewsWest 9, a Church youth group was playing paintball. What was thought to be an assault rifle is in fact a paintball gun.
No malicious intent was present.
A concerned citizen thought the paintball gun was a gun and called police.
No arrests were made.
The situation was treated as a high priority situation, as per Police Protocol.
NewsWest 9's Jen Kastner will have more on the story tonight on NewsWest 9 at 10 p.m.