Police: Shooting report at Kentucky school, on lockdown

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Officials say they received a report of a shooting at a Kentucky high school but have found no active shooter.

School officials say they received the call about a shooting at Western High School in southwest Louisville on Friday morning, but so far officers have found no evidence of a shooting or of any injuries.

Jefferson County Schools spokeswoman Bonnie Hackbarth says Western High School and a nearby elementary school were placed on lockdown, but nothing has been found. Still, police are searching the high school.

Dwight Mitchell, a spokesman for Louisville Metro Police, says "there's no active shooter" and the incident is "over."

Hackbarth says the initial call came into school security staff, but she doesn't know who made the call.

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