Student detained for having Airsoft pistol in school

Hernando Police report that officers were called to Hernando High School Wednesday when a student was found in possession of a replica “Glock” style Airsoft pistol on campus.  

In a Facebook post, police said the Airsoft pistol was confiscated and there were no reports of the pistol being used at school. 

“To our knowledge, the school administration has notified the parents and guardians of all Hernando High School students,” the department said in the post. “Thank you to everyone who has reached out regarding this investigation.”

The student is expected to face disciplinary action and could face other implications with the police being involved.  

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