Just before noon, Bellalago Academy was put into a red lockdown after students reported seeing a gun in another student’s backpack. That student was quickly identified and secured, and the gun was found to be a BB or airsoft CO2 pistol, all black in color.
After a thorough search, an Student Resource Officer reported that a gun had been found earlier in a classroom by a substitute teacher. The gun was found to be a BB or airsoft CO2 pistol, all black in color.
The gun was secured and charges are pending. No other known threats and this is an isolated incident. This remains an active investigation.
Anyone with information related to this case or any other similar incidents, please contact the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at (407) 348-2222.