KENMORE, N.Y. (WIVB) — Kenmore West High School said that a student was in possession of a weapon on school property.

Early Thursday morning, school administrations received a report that a student had brought a weapon into the school. The student was found by the School Resource Officer and admitted to the allegation. His belongings and locker where they found a BB gun.

The student was immediately isolated and detained and the Town of Tonawanda Police Department was involved.

The possession of an air-powered gun by a person under the age of 16 is a violation of New York State Law as well as a violation of the district Code of Conduct. The student is facing criminal and disciplinary charges.

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