Balboa High School in San Francisco has been placed on lockdown after reports of gunfire. Local reports indicate that a “massive” police presence on the scene.
James Denman Middle School & Leadership High School are also on lockdown.
At this time, ALL students are reportedly safe. There are no reports of any injuries at this time.
According to ABC, a gun has been found on the Balboa High School campus and police are currently searching for who brought it to the grounds.
The incident at Balboa High School in San Francisco reportedly involves a shot that was fired in the high school. Police say they have found the weapon but are trying to figure out who it belongs to.
At this time, one suspect is currently in custody.
— ABC7 News (@abc7newsbayarea) August 30, 2018
The lockdown at Balboa High School, James Denman Middle School & Leadership High School is just the latest in a string of lockdowns, bomb threats, and shootings that have plagued the United States. Over the course of the past few years, shootings and lockdowns such as these have been a scourge upon the country and people have struggled with coming up with a solution. Lockdowns have become all too common as a means of protection when students and faculty are in danger and today is no different.
This incident follows similar incidents at Dodd Middle School in Connecticut, Windham Public Schools also in Connecticut, Pacoima Middle School in Los Angeles, Millennium Middle School in Florida, and US Grant High School in Oklahoma, which are just some of the places where events such as this have occurred.