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Crime Police remove lockdown at Austin Middle School in Irving; school reopens

20:35  19 september  2019
20:35  19 september  2019 Source:   wfaa.com

Student in custody after gun found at DeKalb County high school

Student in custody after gun found at DeKalb County high school A student has been taken into custody after a weapon was found on campus in DeKalb County. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Lithonia High School was placed under a temporary lockdown following a report of a student with a weapon. Channel 2's Tyisha Fernandes learned that a student reported that another student pulled a gun on him around 8:30 a.m. He told officials, and they immediately put the school on a level 3 lockdown.

Austin Middle School in Irving went under a lockdown Thursday morning after police received a report of a man with a gun in the school parking lot. 

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According to Irving police, officers searched the school and the surrounding areas.  Police said they did not find a suspect and removed the lockdown at about 9:30 a.m. The school reopened at 10 a.m.

There were no reported injuries. Irving ISD said students and faculty are safe and were directed to Pierce Early Childhood School's building at 901 N. Britain Rd. Parents can pick up the students at that location, the school said.

The school said an increased police presence will be at the school and counselors will be available through the rest of the week. You can contact Irving Police Department at 972-273-1010.

Florida school evacuated after 'bong' misheard as 'bomb' .
A Florida high school was evacuated Thursday after "bong" was misheard as "bomb."A family member of a student at Marianna High School called a staff member and said the student had a "bong" in their backpack, School Superintendent H. Larry Moore said in an online statement. The staff member on the other line heard "bomb," prompting them to report the situation to administrators for "appropriate action" to be taken, Moore said."According to protocol, the school was evacuated using an emergency drill and the situation investigated," Moore said.

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