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Halloween costume gun backfires — elementary school locked down

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WENATCHEE — A woman walking by Lewis and Clark Elementary School with what appeared to be an assault rifle prompted the lockdown of the school at about 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

Police responded and discovered it was an Airsoft pellet gun that looked like an AR-15 assault rifle, said Sgt. Jim West with the Wenatchee Police Department.

A woman in her 20s, wearing a camo outfit, was carrying it as part of a Halloween costume. A passing motorist saw her walking…

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