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Guns Turn Out To Be Fake After Chaotic Scene Outside Owego Elementary School

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A very tense situation took place Wednesday (June 12) evening outside the TJ Watson Elementary School in the Tioga County town of Owego.

State Police and Deputies with the Tioga County Sheriff’s Department were called to the scene just before 7:00 p.m. on reports of a suspicious person in the school’s parking lot wearing all black and armed with a rifle and two pistols.

Police located the suspect walking out of the woods and after a few chaotic moments they discovered the weapons he held to be BB guns.

The 17-year-old subject was issued an appearance ticket to Owego Court on June 25.

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