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Plastic gun in social media post sets off H-F investigation

A social media post Tuesday evening of a gun in a classroom had Homewood-Flossmoor High School officials scrambling to learn whether the photo in the post was real and who was responsible.

An investigation found that the photo was taken at H-F. The gun was a plastic airsoft BB gun. The post didn’t include any threats.

“At no time were students or staff in any danger,” H-F Principal Clinton Alexander said through a Wednesday email to parents. “The student who brought the plastic airsoft gun on campus has been identified and . . .

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