Lockdown lifted, person arrested after student reported armed at Blanche Ely High School – NBC 6 South Florida

A precautionary lockdown has been lifted at a Broward County school after deputies received a report of a possible student with a gun on campus, Broward County Public Schools confirmed to NBC6.

According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, just after 11 a.m., deputies received a report of a possible gunman at Blanche Elle High School in Pompano Beach.

BSO Deputies and Detectives with the BSO Threat Management Unit were contacted and were on scene investigating the incident.

Aerial video taken by Chopper 6 showed a heavy police presence outside the school.

Investigators say the person was taken into custody for questioning, but no weapon was found and the lockup has been lifted.

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