Police investigating threat made at Lanier High

(Jackie Vega/KXAN)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A threat made on social media brought a police response to Lanier High School. The post was brought to the attention of administrators at 4:10 Wednesday afternoon.

The threat concerned someone bringing a gun to campus. Students were placed on lockdown for about 10 minutes.

A sweep of the building was carried out by law enforcement, but nothing was found. Austin Police were on scene managing the dismissal of students once they were released.

KXAN.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s