(Update) N.H. high school deemed safe after lockdown

A morning lockdown has ended at a Manchester, New Hampshire high school, according to police.

A lockdown has ended at West High School in Manchester, N.H. Credit: File/Metro A lockdown has ended at West High School in Manchester, N.H.
Credit: File/Metro

 

A morning lockdown has ended at a Manchester, New Hampshire high school, according to police.

 

The lockdown was triggered this morning after an ex-student was allegedly seen carrying a weapon into West High, according to authorities.

 

 

The former student, whose identity has yet to be released, has been located according to police.

(UPDATE: 10:20 a.m.) Multiple media outlets are repotting police have taken a male suspect into custody who allegedly entered the high school with a pellet gun tucked into his waistband.

Authorities say there have been no reports of violence.

As of 9:40 a.m., Manchester Police SWAT and State Police SWAT were actively searching the school.

Police are encouraging parents not to call the school nor police, as the phone systems are being overwhelmed.

Manchester PD said it will convey updates when available.

 
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