ROCK HILL --
A Rock Hill elementary student claims he brought a BB airsoft gun to school Thursday to stop another student who had been bullying him.
The 11-year-old boy is a student at Belleview Elementary School on Belleview Road, according to a Rock Hill police report. Another student reported to school officials the boy had brought an Airsoft gun to school.
School officials found the airsoft gun and learned that the boy had been bullied by another student, the report states. Several students said they had heard the student talk about the bullying going on and that the student brought the airsoft gun to stop the bullying. However, he never showed the airsoft gun to the alleged bully or threatened any students with it.
Police seized the airsoft gun, the report states.
The school will take disciplinary action against the student, according to the report.