District: Babylon H.S. security guard left unloaded weapon inside school

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News 12 Long Island has learned a security guard at Babylon Junior-Senior High School is off the job after a gun was found inside a bathroom.

District officials say the unloaded, holstered weapon was briefly left on a countertop in a school restroom.

Babylon's school superintendent wrote a letter to parents saying the security guard is a retired Suffolk Police Officer and he has now been fired.

The letter says no students or staff were ever in danger, and that the district will review its safety protocols.

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