Update: Watson: AHS lockdown over, school will continue with caution

Published 8:52 am Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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9:07 a.m. update:

Superintendent Ted Watson says the lockdown is over.

“It lasted about 15 minutes,” he said. “Students are going to classes now.”

Watson said Andalusia High School is on caution with classroom doors locked with instruction taking place while Andalusia Police sort through events.



Original post:

Andalusia High School has been on lockdown this morning, Andalusia City Schools Superintendent Ted Watson said.

Watson said a student who is in alternative school and not supposed to be on campus, came to campus with a couple of other people.

Watson said he had just spoken to Principal Daniel Shakespeare, who said the situation was under control.

Michele Gerlach, communications director for the City of Andalusia, said that Andalusia Police are investigating the situation, the school is still on lockdown and the police department has the situation under control.

The Star-News will update as more information becomes available. No other details have been released at this time.