Buffalo Police Arrest Man for False Report of Gun in School

Call caused lockdown at McKinley High School

Tom Puckett
June 14, 2019 - 1:17 pm

McKinley High School. January 14, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)

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Buffalo, NY (WBEN)  Buffalo police have arrested a 33 year old Buffalo male in connection with a gun related call this morning at McKinley High School.

Police say the 33 year old placed a false call to 911 just before 8:30am,  stating that a student had a gun inside the school.

Buffalo police K-9's were called in to do a sweep of the school as the school was placed in lockdown.

At approximately 9:30am the all clear sign was given and the lockdown was lifted.

Buffalo police arrested the 33 year old and charged him with falsifying a report.

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