A 15-year-old boy was detained after he was found with a BB gun at
Hercules Middle High School on Tuesday, police said today.
Police said a staff member at the school at 1900 Refugio Valley
Road alerted police around 1:55 p.m. after a student reported seeing a male
student with an unloaded gun.
Officers found the boy in a classroom and immediately took him
outside and detained him.
He was found with an unloaded Smith and Wesson-style BB gun pistol
in his front waistband, according to police.
The boy was cited for possession of a weapon on school grounds and
released to a relative.