Snohomish High School, seen here Oct. 22, was put on lockdown Thursday morning. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Snohomish High School, seen here Oct. 22, temporarily was put on lockdown Thursday morning. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Snohomish High locked down briefly; weapon report unfounded

Sheriff’s deputies went to the school in response to a social media post.

Update, 12:20 p.m.: “The lockdown at Snohomish High School has been lifted,” the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said on Facebook. “There was no weapon found on campus. During the investigation, deputies discovered there were students discussing an online social media post regarding a possible school threat today. Out of an abundance of caution, the school was placed in lockdown while deputies investigated. It was discovered this is the same online post that has impacted other high schools in the area and was generated from outside of our state.”


 

SNOHOMISH — Snohomish High School was in lockdown late Thursday morning after a report on social media indicated there was a weapon on campus.

Law enforcement arrived at the school around 11 a.m., according to a tweet by the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies did not believe there was any threat of “immediate danger,” the tweet said.

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