Broward County

No weapons found after Dillard High School and Dillard Elementary on lockdown

UPDATE: After a search, Fort Lauderdale police say no weapons were located and they’re leaving the area.

Dillard High School and Dillard Elementary School are on lockdown while Fort Lauderdale police check out a report that a student would be bringing a gun onto campus.

Fort Lauderdale police say the report came from the school, but they haven’t found a student with firearms.

A school lockdown is a precautionary measure issued in response to a direct or nearby threat. It requires staff and students to respond quickly and comply with rules. Here’s how it often works.

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