Lockdown lifted at 2 Elk Grove schools after reports of gun on campus

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The Latest – Friday, Oct. 29:

1:14 p.m.

The lockdowns at both schools have been lifted.

In a statement, the Elk Grove Unified School District said officers found no weapon on campus.

Read the full statement from the district here:

Today, at approximately 10:05 a.m., school officials called for a precautionary lockdown at Cosumnes Oaks High School and Elizabeth Pinkerton Elementary due to a report of a weapon on the Cosumnes Oaks High School campus. All students were reported safe and the situation was stable.

EGUSD Safety and Security staff immediately responded and following emergency protocols,  helped to secure and lockdown the school. Local law enforcement also responded immediately to the Cosumnes Oaks High School campus to investigate. 

After a thorough investigation and search of the campus, no weapon was found. Officers lifted the lockdown and gave an all clear at 12:10 p.m. 

The District and school officials thank all students, staff and parents for their immediate compliance, cooperation and patience during the investigation. The safety of students and staff is a top priority at every EGUSD school. 

Xanthi Soriano, Director of Communications Elk Grove Unified School District

Original story below.

ELK GROVE, Calif. (KTXL) — Two Elk Grove schools went into lockdown Friday morning after there were reports of a gun on campus.

In a statement sent to families, Cosumnes Oaks High School Principal Johnny Jauregui said just after 10 a.m., the high school and Elizabeth Pinkerton Middle School were both placed on lockdown.

Law enforcement launched an investigation and Sacramento County deputies responded to Cosumnes Oaks, Jauregui said.

Everyone at both schools is safe and no injuries have been reported.

This is the most recent incident at a Sacramento County school this week after multiple social media threats and anonymous calls led to lockdowns at other campuses.

This story is developing. Check back for more updates.

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