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School locked down after 10-year-old spots man with BB gun on campus

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Dijon Gaines, 19 Dijon Gaines, 19

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A lockdown at a Louisville elementary school created a scare on Friday.

A 10-year-old student told a teacher and the assistant principal at Kenwood Elementary School at 7420 Justan Ave that he saw a man walking on school grounds with a gun, according to police. The school went on lockdown in response to the boy's report.

When officers found the suspect, Dijon Gaines, 19, he was still on school property. According to police he had no reason to be there and was carrying five BB guns.

Officers arrested Gaines just before 1:30 p.m. Friday and charged him with criminal trespassing and disorderly conduct.

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