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Gun scare at PSU puts Philly campus on brief lockdown

Gun scare at PSU Abington

ABINGTON, Pa. -  A lockdown at Penn State Abington, Montgomery County, has been lifted after a weapon scare.

Police say the weapon was a pellet or BB gun and there was never any danger.

They say a man was showing the gun to a friend and was already home when the school went into lockdown.

Police say the man contacted police when he heard about the lockdown and is in custody.

They say charges are possible.

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