Published December 9, 2022, 1235 hours PT

TRI-CITIES, WASHINGTON STATE — Officers from local and County Police agencies are searching a local high school after reports of a weapon were reported in one of the rooms.

Police are currently searching and working to clear each room, one by one to verify if the threat is credible.

There was no mention of this being an active shooter situation, but kids and teachers are taking all precautions at this time.

Reports by local media of nearby schools are in lockdown.


Kids were said to be hiding in various locations in the high school, which was relayed by parents to Police, according to an active scanner feed.

We are working to gain more information on this incident.

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