Gun scare at school, three teens arrested
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Chemung County, N.Y. (WBNG Binghamton) A school was on lockdown Thursday morning for the report of a gun. A school resource officer was able to secure the scene, while the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call at Southside High School in Elmira. The investigation revealed that several students possessed an air pistol, which looked like a real gun. One of the students pointed the gun at another student. Two juveniles were arrested as a result of the investigation. A 14 year old was charged with menacing in the second degree for pointing the gun at another student. A 15 year old was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon by a person under 16. Further information was developed that another student had pointed the gun at a student during school the day before. Devon Torres, 16, of Elmira, was arrested as an adult and charged with menacing in the second degree. The Chemung County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the New York State Police.