Livingston High School, January 27, 2011: Patrol cars lined up in the parking lot.
Facebook Gun Threat Prompts LISD Lockdown, LIVINGSTON, January 27, 2011 - According to LISD Communications Director, Greg Faith, administrators for LISD learned of a gun threat on a male student's Facebook page and took the threat seriously prompting a lockdown. Faith stated that the student did make the threat of killing with a gun. Faculty with LISD learned of the threat at approximately 5:00 am on January 27, 2011. Students were allowed to come to school, but each child was scanned with a hand held scanner. Officers from the Livingston Police Department and Deputies from the Polk County Sheriff's Office were present and in force. According to Faith, the student was caught and detained by the Livingston Police Department. After the student was apprehended, the school remained in lockdown until the investigation was complete checking for possible accomplices. During lockdown, students are kept in their classes and not allowed to roam the halls freely. At time of press, the lockdown has been lifted but parents had the option of taking their kids home for the day.
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