This afternoon, a nonlethal bb gun was turned into the High School Main Office to the School Resource Officer. The Schools Resource Officer and the Hornell Police Department are taking the lead on the investigation as to how the weapon made its way into the school along with who or whom had knowledge of it. It is important to know that at no time was any student or adult in any danger. There are no reports that the weapon was used to threaten others.
The investigation into this matter is ongoing and will be handled by the Hornell Police Department. If anyone has factual knowledge connected to this situation, they are asked to share that directly with the Hornell Police Department.
As mentioned earlier, all students were safe and there was no danger nor threat made to students or adults connected with this situation.