Lockdown at Grand Blanc High School lifted

Published: Sep. 22, 2021 at 12:18 PM EDT
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GRAND BLANC, Mich. (WJRT) - ABC12 is hearing reports of police presence and lockdown at Grand Blanc High School.

Our crews are investigating the situation.

Stay with ABC12 for more on this developing news.


Grand Blanc principal Michael Fray released a statement Wednesday afternoon:

“We were placed in lockdown today by our school resource officer in response to reports of a potential firearm on campus. The individual of interest was located and is currently in police custody. At this time there has been no confirmation of a firearm. Our lockdown has been lifted and we will continue with the rest of our school day. When additional information is available it will be shared by the district office”.

The City of Grand Blanc Police Department confirmed the situation:

“On September 22, 2021, at approximately 11:45 am the School Resource Officer from the City of Grand Blanc Police Department was informed by the school district that they had a report of a student that brandished a handgun to another student while driving. The incident occurred outside of school and not on school property, but the student did return to the school. The Grand Blanc High School campuses went into lockdown as a precaution until the student was located. Upon locating the student, it was discovered they were not in possession of any weapons within the school. A realistic looking BB gun pistol was discovered in the student’s vehicle in the school parking lot. The student was arrested and brought back to the City of Grand Blanc Police Department for questioning”.

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