Cops: Blauvelt student pointed pellet gun at cars
A 14-year-old student at South Orangetown Middle School was arrested today after he allegedly brought a pellet gun to school, pointed it at a teacher and a student, and then fled.
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Police say the eighth-grader also pointed the weapon at four cars, one being driven by a retired police officer who disarmed the teen.
The school went into lockdown for nearly two hours after the incident. Police say it appears the student acted alone.
A crisis intervention team will be set up at the school. Also, a spokesperson for the South Orangetown School District says extra security personnel will be on hand at the middle school for the rest of the week.
For news conference about South Orangetown teen who attempted carjacking, go to your digital cable box and select iO Extra on Ch. 612.