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January 15, 2014 at 2:28 PM

Stanwood High School locked down for report of armed teen

Update at 2:57 p.m.:| The sheriff’s office says the lockdown has been lifted and students are being allowed to go home. No one is in custody.

Original post: |Stanwood High School has been locked down after school officials received a of an armed teen on campus, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

It was reported around 12:30 p.m. that a former 17-year-old male student displayed a gun to a current student on the campus, the sheriff’s office says. Deputies say they don’t believe students or the public are in imminent danger, but have locked down the building as a precaution.

Stanwood Police Chief Rick Hawkins and deputies from the sheriff’s School Services Unit are at the school.

Students at the Alternative High School have been released to go home. Dismissal at the high school is running late, but police expect to release students as soon as the building has been cleared.

We’ll update this post when we have additional information.

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