UPDATE: Student in custody after bringing starter pistol to Delta's Sands Secondary

Delta Police say one male is in custody and a lockdown at Sands Secondary School has been lifted after police were called for a student who brought a starter pistol to school.

Police say the the situation started as a dispute between students.

“The student in question apparently felt threatened and decided to carry the starter pistol as a deterrent,” said Delta Police Public Affairs Coordinator Cris Leykauf in a release.

What happened before a Langley school was locked down, possibly over a man with a gun

The lockdown, otherwise known as a”Code Yellow,” forbids activity outside the school or unnecessary movement between rooms within the school.

The incident remains under investigation.

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