No gunman found at Illinois high school after initial reports of shooter on premises
Police officials had earlier responded to reports of an unknown male with a rifle entering Batavia High School, However, they reported that no gunman was found
A high school in Batavia, Illinois, which was on lockdown after reports of an active shooter on the premises has updated reports that no gunman was found on the school premises and no one was injured. Police officials had earlier responded to alerts of an unknown male with a rifle entering Batavia High School, according to reports.
Batavia Public School District 101 has alerted the students and staff that no one is allowed to enter the building until further notice. School buses heading to Batavia High School are reportedly not operating at the time. Reports state that if a student has been picked up by a bus, they will soon be dropped home.
Kane County Sheriff’s department on Monday tweeted that officials were currently clearing the scene after responding to reports of a suspicious man.
"Deputies responded to assist Batavia Police for an incident at Batavia High School. We are clearing the scene now," the statement from the department said.
All the other schools in the district will continue to remain in service, according to reports. Officials have asked everyone to stay away from Batavia High School at this time.