Report of a juvenile with a gun at Trinidad High School unfounded, suspect released to parents

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TRINIDAD, Colo. (KKTV) - Police in Colorado received a report of a juvenile armed with a gun in a high school on Thursday and immediately responded.

The Trinidad Police Department says they received the report at about 1:30 p.m. Staff immediately placed the schools on lockdown.

Officers were able to locate and detain a suspect. The suspect did not have a weapon, according to police, and was released to his parents.

After a search of the school grounds, no weapons were located and the lockdown was lifted.

“The teachers and staff followed the lockdown procedure very quickly and was really a textbook execution of the protocol,” said Chief Charles Glorioso.

No other details were released by police last time this article was updated.