False Report of Shots Fired Locks Down Sikeston Schools

All the schools in Sikeston were placed on lockdown on Thursday morning, December 19, 2019. The lockdowns have been lifted with the exception of the Junior High. Police say all students are safe. Officials say there was a false call made that there were gun shots fired. Police received a call from a person inside Sikeston Jr. High School reporting a popping noise. Officers responded to the school and the school was placed on immediate lockdown. Police say the school was searched and nothing was located. Officials say due to some conflicting information, the senior high was also placed on lockdown and searched by law enforcement. Nothing was located there either.

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