Coney Island school lifts lockdown following reports of gun found inside

Parents with kids inside the school reached out News 12 saying they were not immediately notified when the school went into lockdown.

News 12 Staff

Jun 6, 2023, 4:46 PM

Updated 358 days ago

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Police say a seventh-grade student brought a pellet gun to a Coney Island school Tuesday morning – prompting it to go into lockdown for nearly an hour.
Parents with kids inside Mark Twain 239 reached out to News 12 saying they were not immediately notified when the school went into lockdown.
The scene has been cleared and no injuries were reported. It was not immediately clear if the student was arrested.


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