Jamestown High School placed on lockdown

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JAMESTOWN, N.D. (Valley News Live) - UPDATE: The Jamestown High School and Two Rivers Activity Center went into lockdown Thursday after reports of a male with a gun approaching the school.

The original call came in just after 2 p.m. stating an individual on a bicycle with a gun approached the school, but turned away at the door. Jamestown Police, Stutsman County Sheriff's Deputies, and North Dakota Highway Patrol Troopers were on scene as well as the James Valley Special Operations Team.

"The school was put into lockdown after 2 p.m.," the Jamestown Public School reported in a message to parents. "All other schools went into the lockdown following. The scene was cleared at 2:45 p.m. and a suspect is in custody."

Police seized the suspect and weapon. No other details are available at this time.


ORIGINAL STORY: Jamestown High School is currently on lockdown according to school officials.

An administrator said the high school has been on lockdown since 2 p.m.

The school is surrounded by law enforcement but the official couldn't say whether someone has been arrested.

Stick with Valley News Live for the latest information on this developing story.