The lockdown at State College High School has been lifted after a bullet was found at the school.
State College Police reported that State High principals were told of a student who had brought a bullet to school and was showing to to his peers. They found that the student did have a bullet, but did not have a gun.
According to State College Police Chief John Gardner, a rumor was started that there was also a gun at the school. Students started talking with their parents and one parent called the police, saying that a student had a gun at the school.
Police responded and placed the school on lockdown, which lasted for approximately 10 minutes. Throughout the morning, all students and staff were safe.
The State College Area School distrcit released the following statement from Dr. O’Donnell, regarding the high school lockdown:
“State College Area High School principals implemented a lockdown earlier today for approximately 10 minutes at 12:40 p.m. due to a reported threat from a student. We are no longer under a lockdown. All students are safe, and we will share more information as soon as possible.”