Airsoft Gun Confiscated at Blackshear Elementary

Airsoft Gun Confiscated at Blackshear Elementary

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Administrators at Blackshear Elementary in Odessa confiscated an Airsoft gun from a student Wednesday morning.

Administrators originally received a report that a sixth-grade student had brought a pocket knife to school. They didn't find a pocket knife, but they did discover an Airsoft gun in the student's backpack.

It was confiscated and the student will face disciplinary action according to the Student Code of Conduct.

School administrators do not believe there was ever a threat to the students and staff at Blackshear. The school's regular schedule was not interrupted and the circumstances of the incident did not require a shelter in place or lockdown.