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Parkland High School placed on lockdown after student disturbance

The district said the lockdown was a precautionary measure to keep students safe.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Parkland High School in Winston-Salem was placed on lockdown Monday afternoon following a student disturbance, according to the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools District.

The district said the lockdown was a precautionary measure to keep students safe. The school district said a student disturbance earlier resulted in the lockdown but it’s under control at this time. School Resource Officers responded to a disturbance in the main hallway at the school. As they were separating students, a second fight broke out at the school. Extra police officers were called as a precaution as they investigated.  The district said there are no reports of injuries.

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office said no weapon was found and they’re still investigating.

The lockdown was later lifted. 

MOST IMPORTANT: At this time, all students and staff are safe. Parkland High School is on lockdown after a student...

Posted by Forsyth County Sheriff's Office on Monday, September 13, 2021