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Students speak up about classmate with BB gun at Torrey Pines

Students speak up about classmate with BB gun at Torrey Pines

Torrey Pines High School’s Safe Schools motto of “See something, hear something, say something” was put to effective use by students on Nov. 16 when students alerted administration that a fellow student was in possession of a BB gun on campus.

“Fortunately, the safety of our students and staff was not threatened and the incident was resolved quickly,” said Principal Rob Coppo. “We were able to intervene quickly and keep everybody safe.”

The San Diego Police Department was also notified and due to the quick response, there was no need to put the school into a secure campus or lockdown mode.

Coppo said he could not comment on the disciplinary actions taken on the...

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