Seymour High School on lockdown; police investigating report of student in possession of firearm

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SEYMOUR, Ind. – Officers were dispatched to Seymour High School Friday after the school went on lockdown.

According to the Seymour Police Department, officers were investigating reports of a student possibly in possession of a gun.

Police said it was not an active shooter situation and there were “no incidents or injuries to report.”

Students and staff were told to shelter in place as a precaution.

“Please avoid the area at this time,” the department wrote in a Facebook post. “The school will notify parents when and how students are to be released. An update on this incident will be forthcoming.”

In a later update, the police department said the lockdown had been lifted.

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