ALL CLEAR; REVIEW OF SURVEILLANCE VIDEO SHOWS THAT SUBJECT MAY HAVE BEEN A STUDENT ATHLETE ENTERING SCHOOL CARRYING A BASEBALL BAT
Police were searching Batavia High School after receiving an unconfirmed report of a male with a rifle entering the school.
Batavia police responded about 6:15 a.m. Monday April 8, 2019 to a report of a male subject entering Batavia High School, 1201 Main Street with a rifle. Police are investigating and searching the high school. Initially, there was not a report of any contact with any subject with a gun.
More than 30 police vehicles are on the scene. Batavia police and nearby communities are on the scene along with Illinois State Police and Kane County Sheriff personnel.
A Facebook post from Batavia Public School District 101 stated …
“Due to police activity at Batavia High School, please wait to come to the high school this morning. No one is allowed in building at this time.
All buses are not operating to Batavia High School at this time. If your child has been picked up by a bus, they will be returned home. More information will be shared as soon as it’s available from the Batavia Police Department.
All other schools will be in session with bus service.”
Police cleared the school about 8:20 a.m. after an extensive search of all areas of Batavia High School.
Deputies responded to assist Batavia Police for an incident at Batavia High School. We are clearing the scene now.
— Kane County Sheriff (@KaneCoSheriff) April 8, 2019
Batavia Police are responding to a report of an unknown male subject with a rifle entering Batavia High School.
— Batavia, Illinois (@cityofbataviaIL) April 8, 2019
HAPPENING NOW: Batavia High School is on lockdown after report of person armed with a rifle entering the school. https://abc7.ws/2D3oG5f
Posted by ABC 7 Chicago on Monday, April 8, 2019
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Police in west suburban Batavia are responding to unconfirmed reports of a person with a rifle entering Batavia High School. Police are advising people to stay away while they check out the school. https://cbsloc.al/2IjZ0og
Posted by CBS Chicago on Monday, April 8, 2019
UPDATE: Police clearing the scene after reports of person with rifle at Batavia High School in northern IllinoisMore here: http://via.wgntv.com/LGUSh
Posted by WGN TV on Monday, April 8, 2019
On Broadcastify’s Kane County listing, the “Tri-Com Feed” was taken offline was taken offline …
Geneva, St. Charles, Batavia, and Elburn Police / Fire
***Tri-Com Feed*** Also broadcasting Sugar Grove Police and Kane County OEM channels.
Status: This feed has been taken offline for officer safety due to police activity at Batavia High School and surrounding areas.