Comments allegedly made by students prompted a Colorado Springs school to go on lockdown for a couple of hours Thursday.
Police tell 11 News students reportedly made inappropriate comments about hurting people inside the school. After officers responded to investigate, the school decided to go on lockdown on their own.
It's unknown who the threats were made against--whether it was students or faculty.
The school issued a statement saying that they uncovered a potential concern and went on lockdown as a precaution. The incident happened Thursday morning, and the lockdown was lifted around 1 p.m.
Police say two students associated with the incident were served and released to their parents for a misdemeanor offense of interference with staff, faculty or students of educational institutes.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.