Security guard fired after leaving unloaded gun inside bathroom of Babylon school

BABYLON, Long Island (WABC) -- A high school security guard has been fired after he left an unloaded gun inside a school bathroom on Long Island.

Officials say the gun was located at Babylon Junior-Senior High School on Tuesday and it belonged to a retired Suffolk County police officer who had been working as a security guard.

The Babylon Board of Education says students in the school were never in any danger.

The Babylon Union Free School District said it does not authorize weapons. A Board of Education policy does not permit any employee to carry a weapon on school grounds or in any facility.

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