Police: Lockdown lifted at Southwest Philadelphia elementary school after BB gun recovered

SKYFOX flew over the scene Tuesday afternoon.

A lockdown has been lifted at a Southwest Philadelphia elementary school and a male has been taken in custody after a BB gun was recovered, police said.

Penrose Elementary School was placed on lockdown around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday. The lockdown was lifted around 2:30 p.m. 

No further information has been released at this time. This is an ongoing investigation.


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