FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Fort Lauderdale High School was placed on lockdown Monday morning due to a shooting threat, authorities confirmed.
According to Fort Lauderdale police, the school, located at 1600 NE Fourth Ave., was immediately placed on lockdown while officers cleared each building.
“So far nothing suspicious has been located,” the police department confirmed on Twitter. “We are investigating the source and legitimacy of the threat.”
Police confirmed shortly after 10:30 a.m. that the lockdown had been lifted.
#FLPD officers have finished clearing Fort Lauderdale High School and the lockdown has been lifted. The investigation into the threat continues. @FTLCityNews @FLFR411 @browardschools— Fort Lauderdale Police (@ftlauderdalepd) March 13, 2023
No other details were immediately released.