Middle school placed on lockdown due to report of gun
BATON ROUGE – A middle school is currently on lockdown Wednesday afternoon, according to the chief of communications for East Baton Rouge Parish Schools.
The school, North Banks Middle School of Excellence located at 5959 Cadillac Street, was placed on lockdown around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday due to a report of a student with a weapon. Both Baton Rouge Police and East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office responded to the scene.
Officials say a student with a BB gun was taken into custody. Students will remain in their lockdown locations until the end of the day.