Lincoln High School lockdown lifted after gun search


Lincoln High School was closed for several hours Thursday as police investigated a gun report in the cafeteria on Thursday. No guns were found, but police said a 16-year-old man was arrested for public intoxication and resisting a police officer. The Lincoln Police Department said officers arrived at the school after a report of a gun at 10 a.m., then reviewed footage of the cafeteria and spoke to witnesses before allowing the school to reopen. school around 1 p.m. Police said they used a drone to search the roof for a handgun. Video obtained by KCRA 3 shows a young man being taken to the ground by officers from Lincoln in the cafeteria during the investigation. A spokesperson for the police department said the young man was detained because he did not want to show his hands to the police when asked. No students or staff were injured in the incident, police said. Mark Seiel, whose daughter goes to school, received a text from her but assumed it was exercise. “Telling her” keep calm, the police are here. “They tell KCRA 3 that they ignored a request not to show up because they didn’t provide information and that made them anxious. Lee Dueque said he was one of the first parents to arrive at the house luckily, and I’m down the street, “Dueque said.” I dropped everything, ran out and dropped everything and drove as soon as possible to see what was happening. was passing. “Her daughter, Mahealani Deuque said she cried when she heard a rumor that a gun was on campus.” My friend and I ran into a classroom and we got together. sort of sitting there and it was really shocking because you don’t really know how to react to that kind of thing, ”Mahealani said. Earlier this week, a 16-year-old student was arrested after Police said he made threats against Twelve Bridges High School, also in Lincoln.

Lincoln High School was closed for several hours Thursday as police investigated a gun report in the cafeteria on Thursday.

No guns were found, but police said a 16-year-old man was arrested for public intoxication and resisting a police officer.

The Lincoln Police Department said officers arrived at the school after a report of a gun at 10 a.m., then reviewed footage of the cafeteria and spoke to witnesses before allowing the school to reopen. school around 1 p.m.

Police said they used a drone to search the rooftop for a handgun.

Video obtained by KCRA 3 shows a young man being taken to the ground by Lincoln officers in the cafeteria during the investigation.

A spokesperson for the police department said the young man was detained because he did not want to show his hands to the police when asked.

No students or staff were injured in the incident, police said.

Mark Seiel, whose daughter goes to school, received a text from her but assumed it was exercise.

“A second text came in and she said, ‘This is not an exercise’, and at that point her mother and I started saying to her ‘keep calm, the police are here.'”

Dozens of parents lined the streets awaiting information from school officials. They tell KCRA 3 that they ignored a request not to show up because they were not providing information and it made them anxious.

Lee Dueque said he was one of the first parents to arrive.

“It was tough. Luckily I work from home and am down the street,” Dueque said. “I dropped everything and ran out and dropped everything and drove ASAP to see what was going on.”

Her daughter, Mahealani Deuque, said she cried when she heard a rumor that a gun was on campus.

“My friend and I ran into a classroom and kind of sat there and it was really shocking because you don’t really know how to react to that kind of thing,” Mahealani said.

Earlier this week, a 16-year-old student was arrested after police said he made threats against Twelve Bridges High School, also in Lincoln.


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