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South Coast High School Placed On Lockdown, Two Students Arrested After Gun Replica Found On Campus

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A South Coast high school was placed on lockdown, and two students were arrested after police received a report of a gun on campus. Oxnard Police say a 17 year old Hueneme High School student brought a pellet gun to campus Wednesday morning.

It resembled a real gun. Investigators say the 17 year old student passed the pellet gun to a 15 year old student. Police found the 15 year old student with the pellet gun in a classroom.

The weapon was recovered, and the two students were arrested for possession of a pellet gun on a school campus. The 17 year old was also charged with exhibition of an imitation firearm.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.