Replica gun found in ceiling of Douglas County school - CBS46 News

Replica gun found in ceiling of Douglas County school

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DOUGLAS COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

A Douglas County school was placed on lockdown Tuesday morning after a student reported a gun at the school.

A student at Yeager Middle School informed a school resource officer and school officials about a student with a gun.

When deputies went to the school to investigate they found a non- functional, replica handgun hidden in the ceiling tiles of the boys bathroom.

Two students, an 11-year-old and 12-year-old, have been taken into custody and are currently being questioned by investigators. Their parents have been notified.

The lockdown began at 8:50 a.m. and was lifted at 9:30 a.m.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is handling the investigation.

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