Officials stated that there was a “possible verbal threat against our campus,” which resulted in the locking down of Apopka High School on Tuesday morning.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office stated that investigators have identified the students engaged in the incident at Apopka High, which is located at 555 Martin St. in Orange County. However, the specifics of the threat that was made against the school have not been made public.
Officers and detectives are currently on scene conducting an investigation.
According to initial reports kids from the big fight yesterday, one said on social media this isn’t over yet, threatened to kill the other. Said kid brought gun to school. Said kid has been arrested now and gun recovered. No injuries found.
According to the deputies, everything at the school is back to normal, including the schedules for the various classes.
During the lockdown, Assistant Principal Dr. Boyer sent a message to the parents of the students saying that everyone on campus, including students and staff, was safe.
“I want to remind parents that in the event of a lockdown, there will be absolutely no one allowed on or off campus,” Boyer stated.
A video taken at the site displayed a line of parents waiting to pick up their children.
There has been no further information made public.
This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.