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Police: Lebanon High locks down after student reports seeing handgun in classmate's pocket

A student reported seeing a handgun in the pocket of a male classmate at Lebanon High School Friday, according to police. The student in question is cooperating with police. No shots were fired. There are no reports of injuries. Parents swarmed campus to pick up their kids. Police have not yet publicly confirmed whether or not the student did in fact have a gun. (SBG)

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LEBANON, Ore. - A student reported seeing a handgun in the pocket of a male classmate at Lebanon High School Friday, according to police.

The student in question is cooperating with investigators, Lebanon Police said.

No shots were fired. There are no reports of injuries.

Police have not yet publicly confirmed whether or not the student did in fact have a gun.

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Lebanon Community Schools put the high school on lockdown at 9:40 a.m. after the student reported seeing a gun. All other schools in town went on lockout as a precaution.

The tense situation lasted for more than an hour. Police were able to tell the public "there has been no shooting reported" and that they were looking for a possible subject with a gun.

Lebanon Police searched the high school room-by-room with the help of state troopers, sheriff's deputies, the ATF and officers from nearby Sweet Home.

The mother of the student reportedly seen with the handgun brought him back to school, and he is cooperating with authorities, according to sources at the scene.

Police reported they had a suspect in custody and the school was clear a little over an hour after the lockdown started.

In the meantime, concerned parents gathered outside the police perimeter at the high school. They were later directed to pick up their students from the high school.

Other schools in Lebanon returned to their regular schedules.

Police have not yet publicly confirmed whether or not the student did in fact have a gun.

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