Man with airsoft gun questioned at College of Southern Maryland

(WJLA) - A man who caused alarm at the College of Southern Maryland on Monday night was armed with a toy gun, officials say.

The incident happened at the college's La Plata campus at about 8 p.m. Monday, Charles County Sheriff's officials say, when deputies were alerted to reports of a man with a gun in the school's student lounge.

When deputies arrived, they discovered that a 19-year-old student was pointing an Airsoft pellet gun at students.

An investigation into the incident continues.