Officials: Students’ Safety A Top Priority After 2 Guns Found On Property

CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Two people were arrested after two handguns were found at a local high school Monday.

Propel Braddock Hills High School was on lockdown for more than an hour.

Nobody was injured and school officials say students’ safety is a top priority.

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Today, Propel Braddock Hills Schools were closed.

Authorities say a .40-caliber gun was found inside 18-year-old Shaquir Gilmore’s backpack, which was inside the school.

Another gun was found outside of the school on a 17-year-old juvenile.

It was around 2:30 p.m. when the charter school was put on lockdown.

“It was scary and while we were in there, we were all really scared and me and my friend were holding each other,” one student said.

Last night, school officials said they would meet Tuesday to discuss future safety plans.

KDKA-TV’s Christine D’Antonio went to the Propel Schools Headquarters on the…

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