Carson Middle School student in custody after bringing toy airsoft gun to class | Carson City Nevada News

There was an incident Wednesday morning at Carson Middle School in which a student brought a toy airsoft gun to class, Carson City School District officials confirmed.

The parents received a message via ParentSquare notifying them of the incident, which stated that a toy airsoft gun had been found in a classroom on the floor next to a student backpack.

The school sent the message at 10:42 a.m. to parents, family and Carson Middle School staff through ParentSquare.

School administrators were notified and, with the assistance of school resource officers, the item was secured and a student was taken into custody, according to the message.

“As you may know, airsoft guns look like real guns, but are actually replica toys designed to fire plastic projectiles. We can’t stress enough how seriously we take a situation like this. -ci,” the message reads. “Our students have done a great job following the rules and communicating with staff and our campus is safe and secure.”

“If your child has any concerns, counselors and administrators will remain available on campus to discuss and support you. We encourage parents and guardians to speak to your students about the importance of reporting any threatening behavior to a responsible adult. Thank you !” the finished message.

Martha K. Merrill