Lockdown lifted at South Kitsap High School after threat investigated

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PORT ORCHARD, Wash. - South Kitsap High School was placed on lockdown Tuesday morning due to an "unsubstantiated threat," school district officials said.

The lockdown went into effect by around 10:40 a.m. as police and security personnel responded to the threat. About 30 minutes later, the school transitioned to a modified lockdown and instruction resumed. The lockdown was lifted at noon.

All students and staff are safe, the school district said.

The high school, located in Port Orchard, is one of the largest in the state with over 2,800 students and 125 teachers.

No other information was immediately available.


This is a developing news story. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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