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Gun scare at PSU puts Philly campus on brief lockdown

Published On: Jun 06 2014 07:01:24 AM EDT

Gun scare at PSU Abington

ABINGTON, Pa. -

 A lockdown at Penn State Abington, Montgomery County, has been lifted after a weapon scare.

Police say the weapon was a pellet or BB gun and there was never any danger.

They say a man was showing the gun to a friend and was already home when the school went into lockdown.

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Police say the man contacted police when he heard about the lockdown and is in custody.

They say charges are possible.