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Police: Northpark Mall lockdown was over teen with BB gun

Source: WLBT archives Source: WLBT archives
RIDGELAND, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Ridgeland police say a commotion at Northpark Mall on Tuesday turned out to be the result of a teen with a BB gun.

Chief John Neal with the Ridgeland Police Department says the lower level of Northpark Mall was on lockdown after they received reports that a man had a gun inside. 

When police got to the scene, they discovered that it was actually a 16-year-old with a BB gun. The mall reopened after about 15 minutes.

The teen was taken into custody and charged with misdemeanor disturbance of a business.

He will likely be released to his parents.

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