Investigation launched after toy gun found in book bag

According to Lt. Jason Simmons with the Quincy Police Department, a toy gun was found in a book bag Thursday during a routine inspection.

The book bag belonged to a fifth grader at the Chaddock School in Quincy, Lt. Simmons said.

Lt. Simmons says there was no lockdown of the campus and an investigation is being conducted by the Quincy Police Department's School Resource Officer and Chaddock officials.

A representative from Chaddock School declined to comment stating they maintain the confidentiality of their students.