15-year-old girl arrested on school grounds with BB gun

SHELTON -- Police officers arrested a 15-year-old girl walking on Shelton High School property with a BB gun that looked like a handgun Thursday, the Shelton Police Department said.

The girl was booked in the Mason County Juvenile Detention Center for related charges, police said.

Police officers were called to Shelton High School after someone reported a girl had a gun in her possession.

“At about 7:40 a.m., the subject was observed walking across school property to a wooded area,” police said in a statement. “A BB gun was found to be in her possession. The BB gun had the general appearance of being an actual semi-automatic handgun.”