LEONARDTOWN, MD - This morning, two people reported observing a young person with a weapon in the vicinity of Leonardtown High School and the person may have entered the school building with the weapon. The school administration put the school into a lockdown while the incident was being investigated. For precautionary measures, other schools on the campus (Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center and the Alternative Learning Center) went into lockdown mode. Leonardtown Middle School went into a modified lockdown mode, requiring students to remain inside the building, but allowing them to move throughout the building. Students will be dismissed from Leonardtown High School, Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center, and the Alternative Learning Center at 1:15 p.m. today. Leonardtown Middle School will dismiss at 2:05 p.m. today, which is their normal time. Buses will begin their return routes at that time. All after school and evening activities at the four schools on the Leonardtown Campus are cancelled. More information will be released as it becomes available.
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