Summerville High School placed on lockdown Monday morning

Source: Live 5
Published: Sep. 19, 2022 at 11:02 AM EDT
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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCSC) - Officials at Summerville High School said the school was placed on lockdown Monday morning because of a possible threat from a community member.

The school’s administration said they notified the Summerville Police Department of the possible threat around 9:45 a.m. Monday.

“Summerville Police Department investigated the threat and helped determine it would be appropriate for SHS to continue with our school day in a secured hold with an increased police presence,” officials said in a release.

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