UPDATE - Police determine no threat to Grand Ledge Public Schools

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UPDATE 2:05 PM

The Grand Ledge Police Department issued a statement regarding a suspicious situation in Grand Ledge on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 that caused several schools in the district to be placed in a lock down for a period of time.

Police say officers from the Grand Ledge Police Department, with Eaton County Deputies responded at 12:15 PM to a call of a possible man with a gun near the high school. The high school had information that people near the high school had been overheard talking about having a gun. The school locked the schools down while the situation was investigated.

Police contacted witnesses who were able to provide the identities of the people who were involved, and those people were contacted. Police were able to determine that there was no firearm involved and that there was no threat to the public. Students at all of the schools were released when the lock down ended at 1:00 PM and resumed their normal scheduled activities.

UPDATE 1:03 PM

Grand Ledge Public Schools have issued an all clear for several schools were placed on lockdown late this morning due to a potential threat. We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.


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The Eaton County Sheriff's department is investigating a report of a suspicious person near Grand Ledge high school.

The department tells News 10 they received a report of a person with a gun outside the high school building. Officers are investigating.

Grand Ledge Public Schools have locked down Grand Ledge High School, Beagle Elementary School and Neff Kindergarten Center while officers search the area.

News 10 has a crew en route to the scene; stay with us for updates as more information becomes available.