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CanadaLockdown lifts at Toronto high schools hours after reports of former student with a gun

23:20  06 december  2018
23:20  06 december  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

High schools in lockdown after man spotted with gun in High Park: Toronto police

High schools in lockdown after man spotted with gun in High Park: Toronto police Toronto police said they received a call just before 10 a.m. of a male reported to have a gun near Western Technical-Commercial School near Bloor Street West and Runnymede Road.

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All public schools in the Billings Heights were placed on lockdown briefly Tuesday afternoon in response to a suicidal student with a gun . Superintendent Greg Upham told The Billings Gazette the lockdown went into effect at roughly 1:25 p.m. and was lifted at roughly 2:15 p.m. It affected all

Police have lifted an hours-long lockdown at two high schools in Toronto's High Park area on Thursday after reports of a person with a gun.

No shots were fired, but one student was treated by paramedics at the scene. The extent of their injuries is unknown.

Officers searched Western Technical-Commerical School on Evelyn Crescent, in the area of Runnymede Road and Annette Street, after responding to a call around 10 a.m. from staff who said a student reported seeing a man with a gun.

Police believe the suspect is an 18-year-old former student of the school, said spokesperson Katrina Arrogante.

Toronto police Sgt. Sal Granata told reporters at the scene he anticipates investigators will make an arrest shortly in the case. It's not immediately clear if any charges will be laid.

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Two young men and a woman are in police custody after heavily armed officers raided a Cabbagetown high school Tuesday over reports of a person with a gun . A woman, whose age is unconfirmed, was also arrested nearby. The lockdown has since been lifted , and the investigation is ongoing.

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Granata said the suspect had a gun according to witnesses and security video.

Western Technical-Commercial School, Ursula Franklin Academy and The Student School (which are in the same building) were locked down for nearly five hours. The procedure was lifted just before 3 p.m.

Ryan Bird, spokesperson for Toronto District School Board (TDSB), said other schools nearby —  Annette Street Public School, Humberside Collegiate Institute, Keele Street Public School, Mountainview Alternative Junior School and Runnymede Public School — were in hold and secure mode as a precaution, and school life continued as normal inside classrooms.

"We are treating it seriously," he told CBC Toronto.

The hold and secure at the schools is in the process of being lifted, Bird said, and the school day will be dismissed as usual.

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A lockdown order has been lifted and one male is in police custody after an incident at George Washington High School in Northeast Philadelphia. The report was for a male pointing a gun at students . The facility was locked down as police set up a staging area near the tennis courts and

The West End Alternative School was locked down for several hours after police received reports of a person with a gun in the area. The school was on lockdown after police received reports of a gunman inside West End Alternative School . (Rene Johnston / Toronto Star).

Lockdown lifts at Toronto high schools hours after reports of former student with a gun© Kelda Yuen/CBC Police searched Western Technical-Commercial School, shown here, and Ursula Franklin Academy after receiving a report of a man with a gun.

Lockdown procedures are activated in cases of serious emergency where there is a threat inside or very near to the school, according to the TDSB's website. Students are kept in classrooms or other designated spots away from the threat.

In hold-and-secure situations, the outer school doors are locked and students and staff are encouraged to stay in classrooms, the school board says.

Thursday marks the 29th anniversary of the attack at École Polytechnique in Montreal that left 14 women dead and 10 others wounded when a gunman entered a classroom with an assault rifle. This is the worst mass shooting massacre in Canada's history.

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