Toy guns prompt lockdown at Clayton County school

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- For the fifth time in 11 days, a metro Atlanta school was locked down because of weapons or toy guns.

On Friday, it happened at Pointe South Elementary in Clayton County.

School officials said three students were playing with what turned out to be toy guns. The lockdown lasted about 20 minutes. The school notified the parents of the three students...

Clayton County Schools Police Chief Clarence Cox sent each of the district's 52,000 students and their parents a recorded phone message reminding them that no weapon of any kind is allowed on school grounds.


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