A teacher initially thought the students had a water gun but then noticed that it fired a pellet, Schnell said. He brought the students to the main office, and they were arrested.
Making matters worse, "the handgun looked like a Sig Sauer, white and black in color," according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday in Ramsey County District Court. Sig Sauer is a brand of firearms.
school district has a zero tolerance policy on weapons. According to the district's student behavior handbook, a school principal must notify police and refer a student for expulsion if he or she possesses or uses a firearm or a dangerous Mbt Nafasi weapon other than a firearm. The same applies for a nondangerous weapon Skechers Yeezy
The students said they had recently bought the gun at a local big box store.