Huntley Police responded Friday morning and remained on scene at Huntley High School, 13719 Harmony Road, while the school was on lockdown after a student found bullets in a hallway.
Huntley High School Principal Scott Rowe also said that there is “no imminent threat to safety” and that the purpose of the lockdown “is to provide a controlled environment while police conduct their investigation.” Classes are ongoing inside the classrooms but the hallways are restricted.
“Police are investigating the origin of two live rounds (bullets) discovered by a student in the hallway outside of the College and Careers Office.
During the lockdown, no movement between classrooms will be allowed at this time. No individuals will be allowed in or out of the building. Please do not come to the school to pick up your child. No one will be allowed in or out of the building during the lockdown.”
— Huntley High School Principal Scott Rowe
As part of the investigation, Huntley police are speaking with students to determine the source of the bullets and a motive.
Leggee Elementary School, just northwest of Huntley High Schoolis on soft lockdown as a precaution, according to Dan Armstrong, director of communications for Huntley Community School District 158.
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