3 in custody after student allegedly found with replica firearm at Scarborough high school

Apr 11 2019, 2:33 pm

A Toronto high school in the east end was on lockdown Thursday morning after a student allegedly brought a replica gun into the school.

Just after 9 am on Thursday, April 11, Toronto police received reports of a student with a gun inside Albert Campbell Collegiate in Scarborough.

The school was put on lockdown and officers responded to the scene quickly.

According to authorities, when officers arrived, they located a male student with a gun.

Police say the firearm they recovered from the building was reportedly a replica and three people were taken into custody as a result of the incident.

There were no reported injuries and police say all students are safe and accounted for.

As of 10:30 am, the school was no longer on lockdown.

Police added they are withholding information for investigative purposes.

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