Report of gun on Virginia school bus turns out to be air pistol

Report of gun on Virginia school bus turns out to be air pistol

FLUVANNA COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Fluvanna County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of a juvenile pulling out a gun on a school bus Wednesday afternoon.

Investigators say it was actually an air pistol, but it was similar in appearance to a real firearm.

Sheriff's deputies spoke with the juvenile and their parents. The matter has been referred to the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice Court Service Unit.

Investigators say there are no direct threats against the schools at this time. They declined to release any additional information about the juvenile.

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