Santa Fe High School lockdown lifted, police still investigating

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SANTA FE, Texas—  The Santa Fe Police Department has confirmed Santa Fe High School was placed on lockdown Wednesday following a possible threat to the school.

A spokesperson with the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office confirmed there were reports of shots being fired, but said “nothing has been found, nothing located, no injuries.

Students at the high school began circulating a photo on social media that investigators believe led to the lockdown.

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One student @Melissa_Timm95 wrote on Twitter,” Y’all joke about the shootings & yet in Santa Fe, TX there is an active shooter at SFISD HIGH SCHOOL AT THIS VERY MOMENT. My mom is in that building! Stop joking about this!!!”

The lockdown comes  just weeks after Superintendent Leigh Wall sent out a safety and security memo to the parents and staff through out the district. The memo addressed school violence in wake of the Parkland, Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead.

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