Airsoft guns are popular among Medfield teenagers as well. As responsible parents we should make sure that our children understand that an Airsoft gun is not a harmless toy:

Wilmington High locked down after student brings BB gun to school.

Wilmington High School was placed in lockdown today after a student brought in a BB gun that looked like a 9mm handgun, authorities said.

Superintendent Joanne Benton told reporters during a news conference that the student displayed the Airsoft BB gun to other students and faculty at about 9 a.m.