BB gun mistaken for a real handgun


In Lancaster County, at the Stone-hill Apartments on Stonemill road, Police received a call about a man running around with an apparent handgun.

After searching the area when police arrived they located Nicholas Sapone, 18, holding what looked like a handgun. Police ordered Sapone to drop the weapon and he was taken into custody. Police later confirmed that the gun was a BB gun and that Sapone was running around playing in the neighborhood with a 15-year-old boy. The two boys were told the seriousness of their actions and Sapone has been charged with disorderly conduct because he alarmed the neighbors in the complex.