Airsoft gun causes lockdown at 2 Everett schools

EVERETT, Wash. — Cascade High School and Evergreen Middle School in Everett were locked down after school officials received a report of someone with a gun near the campuses.

Everett police said the report was received shortly after 11 a.m. on Friday.

Police said there was no active threat, but out of an abundance of caution, the schools were locked down while officers conducted a safety sweep.

At 12:30 p.m., Everett police tweeted that the reported “firearm” was actually an Airsoft gun, which fires small, plastic pellets.

They said there was no threat.