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Police activity on Potter Drive this afternoon in Colorado Springs caused the closure of the road and forced Mitchell High School onto lockdown as a precautionary measure.
Police tell us that they were at a home on Potter Drive to serve a search warrant. After hearing there may be weapons in the home, they used a flash-bang to force entry.
All of the occupants of the home were detained and police are currently searching the home.
The road re-opened around 4 p.m. this afternoon and the school was subsequently taken off of lockdown.
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