TURLOCK (CBS13) – The latest on a lockdown at several schools in Turlock on Tuesday:
Police say they have cleared Turlock High School and found no evidence of shots being fired.
The lockdown is now being lifted. Students will be released at the regularly scheduled time.
Chief Nino Amirfar give us an update regarding the reported active shooter that was at or near Turlock HS. He says there’s no active shooter and no injuries were reported. pic.twitter.com/uiO9erk1ZE
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School district officials say students are being encouraged to finish their school day. However, parents who wish to pick their children up are being asked to report to the attendance office to check them out of school for the rest of the day.
Several schools and the district office in Turlock are on lockdown due to a report of shots being fired nearby.
Turlock police say they’re investigating, but have not been able to confirm that shots have been fired.
We do have a lockdown at THS. Reports of shots being fired nearby. We have been unable to confirm that. There are no known injuries and no evidence of shots being fired located. TPD are clearing the school to ensure safety of students and staff.
— Turlock Police Dept. (@turlockpolice) September 10, 2019
The Turlock Unified School District says their office and the following schools have been placed on lockdown: Dutcher Middle School, Julien Elementary School, On Track, Special Education and Turlock High School.
District officials say everyone is safe.
Turlock police are now clearing Turlock High School. Parents are being asked to stay away from the scene refrain from calling the district for the time being. Any parents with questions is asked to call the following numbers: (209) 664-7385, (209) 664-7386, (209) 664-7387, (209) 664-7388, (209) 664-7389 or (209) 664-7390.
More information to come. Stick with CBS13 for updates.