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Deputies Clear Lakeside School After Lockdown



    Deputies Clear Lakeside School After Lockdown

    Sheriff's deputies have cleared an elementary school in Lakeside that was placed on lockdown for about an hour on Thursday.

    Lindo Park Elementary School was placed on lockdown around 2:20 p.m. when deputies received a phone call from a concerned mother.

    Though deputies are still investigating details, officials say a mother of a Lindo Park student may have called the school and said the child's father, who's her ex-husband, was coming to pick up the student, and was known to sometimes carry a firearm.

    Deputies rushed to the school and placed the campus on lockdown as a precaution.

    Officials say they temporarily detained a suspect, but that person has since been released. The person was not found to be carrying a weapon, officials confirmed, and there was never a parent on campus with a gun.

    No one on campus was injured, officials said.

    During the lockdown, officials went door-to-door, searching every room to ensure every student and teacher was safe.

    By 3:40 p.m. the lockdown was lifted at Lindo Park Elementary School, and deputies remained on campus. The school is located at 12824 Lakeshore Dr.


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