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(2,547 posts)
Sun Dec 3, 2023, 10:59 PM Dec 2023

AR-15 magazine round bag found in classroom sends California Area High School on lockdown


COAL CENTER, Pa. — California Area High School in Washington County was put on lockdown Wednesday after an AR-15 round bag was found in a classroom.

The district said a teacher noticed the bag on her classroom floor. There was no magazine, ammunition or gun inside the bag.

California Borough Police were called and the high school was put on lockdown. The district said all lockers were checked by administrators and nothing additional was found.......


So, I'm guessing we need common sense (checks story again)... bag control.

I'm curious as to what it actually was. A PMAG gen 3 bag? A Fenix Ammunition bag? A range bag? A ziplock sandwich bag? No telling.

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AR-15 magazine round bag found in classroom sends California Area High School on lockdown (Original Post) Fla_Democrat Dec 2023 OP
The new reality of American life. OAITW r.2.0 Dec 2023 #1
I'm disturbed that the first thing they did was slightlv Dec 2023 #2
It's not the guns in school... yagotme Dec 2023 #3
Wanna get out of a test? yagotme Dec 2023 #4
Was it ever determined ManiacJoe Dec 2023 #5
Don't believe so, at least not stated publicly. Fla_Democrat Dec 2023 #6

OAITW r.2.0

(24,946 posts)
1. The new reality of American life.
Sun Dec 3, 2023, 11:13 PM
Dec 2023

I remember practicing the nuke pretend this will work exercises. now it's nuts with AR-15. Lotta nuts and a lotta AR-15s.


(2,920 posts)
2. I'm disturbed that the first thing they did was
Mon Dec 4, 2023, 12:47 AM
Dec 2023

institute a lockdown. Lock all the kids inside the school, when for all you know the reason the bag was empty was because some student or someone had loaded all the ammo already into the gun(s)? I guess I'm nuts... the first thing I'd want to do is get the kids out of the school. But I guess that scenario would have tipped off the shooter... causing premature shots? This crap has got to stop somehow. I remember when the days of "duck and cover" was for a mushroom cloud; never did I think we'd have a such a problem with guns in schools. I so detest this.


(3,064 posts)
3. It's not the guns in school...
Tue Dec 5, 2023, 11:28 AM
Dec 2023

it's the killers. In high school, English 4, one could write an essay about whatever you wanted, (well, within reason), and bring a prop/subject of essay to school. On essay day, it was allowed to bring a rifle or shotgun to class. Nobody was ever wounded/killed to my knowledge, because of responsibility. Some schools in the past actually had ranges, and had .22 rifle leagues. Hunters would bring their guns, and leave them in their cars. No mass shootings.


(2,547 posts)
6. Don't believe so, at least not stated publicly.
Wed Dec 6, 2023, 09:46 PM
Dec 2023

I'm sure anyone with 2 active brain cells could have known what it was from a photo, which may be why one wasn't provided. I'm still wagering it was the plastic bag for a Pmag.

It was thrown out to incite fear in those predisposed to panic. It had all the right words, and once it generated the fear, it was allowed to quietly fade into obscurity.

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