Liberty High School in Osceola County is on lockdown after a student threatened to bring a gun to school, according to sheriff’s deputies. Authorities say the student suspected of making the threat is in custody.
Osceola County Sheriff[’s Office was called around 10 am to Liberty High School on Pleasant Hill Road near Kissimmee.
The Osceola School District alerted parents about the situation via a voicemail.
“This is an important message for parents of students at Liberty High. The school is currently in red lockdown, as there was a report that a student may have a weapon on campus. The Sheriff’s Office is on campus investigating, and all students and staff are safe. We will notify you when law enforcement has lifted the lockdown. In addition, a student had an unrelated medical emergency this morning on campus, which required emergency personnel to respond. That student has been sent for medical care, and the fire department is no longer on campus.”
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