It is not clear what consequences the student will face. Pellet guns, which fire plastic pellets, and other airsoft or paintball guns are considered weapons in the Lawrenceville school’s conduct behavior code, Birds said. At the start of the school year, Creekland is reminding parents to speak to their children about school rules and remind them to speak up about safety concerns.
A gun scare at a DeKalb County high school Tuesday morning prompted a Level 3 lockdown, the strictest of the school district's lockdown procedures. A juvenile was arrested after that incident at Stephenson High School, but details about the suspect and his charges were not released.