COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — Lake City High School in Coeur d'Alene was on lockdown on Tuesday morning due to a gun threat, according to Coeur d'Alene Schools spokesperson Scott Maben.
At approximately 9 a.m. Tuesday morning a front office staff member at Lake City High School received an anonymous phone call.
The unknown caller stated there was someone with a gun outside of the school. The caller hung up before any further information could be acquired.
In response, Lake City High School carried out ‘Lock Down’ procedure.
Coeur d’Alene Police School Resource Officers, patrol staff and investigators provided an immediate response to Lake City High as well as several surrounding schools.
After a thorough investigation, including numerous safety sweeps of the entire school and its surroundings, officials were unable to verify a credible threat to the school.
According to officials, law enforcement will remain in the area to assist with any further concerns or traffic congestion stemming from this incident.
Anyone, including students, with information related to this incident should contact the Coeur d’Alene Police Department immediately.
Staff and students are safe inside the building, and the school day is continuing as normal, Maben said.
Coeur d'Alene High School, Woodland Middle School and Skyway Elementary School were also in safety holds.
"Parents and families, please keep clear of Lake City High School at this time and allow police officers to do their jobs. They are at the school now to investigate an anonymous call making reference to a threat in the parking lot. The students and staff are in lockdown and all are safe inside the building. Other officers are stationed at all other schools in our district as a precaution. This is not part of a training exercise. Police ask that you please do not go to you child's school. Thank you," Coeur d'Alene Schools wrote on Facebook.