Two schools Tamarac and five in Sunrise went on lockdown as Broward Sheriff’s Office searched for a gunman near Tamarac.
BSO started searching for an armed suspect in the area of Millennium Middle School and Challenger Elementary School, in the 5800 block of Northwest 94th Avenue, after getting a 9:35 a.m. call of a suspicious person on campus, psosibly armed. Some Millennium students and teachers were being fed at a synagogue across the street while BSO searched the area.
Around 1:50 p.m., the area was cleared. BSO said airsoft gun and magazine were found on school grounds.
Five schools in Sunrise -- West Pine Middle, Franklin Academy, elementary schools Discovery, Banyon and Village -- also went on lockdown until around 1 p.m.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more is learned.