ROTC rifle causes scare on AISD bus

The Austin ISD Public Information Officer says a call was made to AISD on Monday morning about a possible gun on a school bus.

AISD Police contacted APD and the school bus was stopped on Barton Springs between S. 1st and Lamar Blvd.

Police evacuated the students from the bus and a search occurred.

A wooden rifle belonging to a ROTC student was found.

The students were allowed to get back on the bus and continue to school.

Authorities are reporting that the investigation is over.

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