BASSETT — Authorities locked down Bassett High School Thursday afternoon after receiving reports of a planned shooting on campus.
The report came in about 12:10 p.m. , according to Sheriff’s Sgt. S. Bracken, at the Industry substation.
“It was an anonymous call about a potential shooting,” Bracken said. “Our lieutenants and sergeants are at the scene right now attempting to sort it out.”
The school remains on lockdown.
Bracken said the call came from a concerned parent.
“A kid wanted to come home early because he heard there was going to be a shooting on campus,” Bracken said.
Bracken did not know if the threat was gang related.