Millennium Middle School in Tamarac, Florida is on lockdown as authorities search for a possible armed suspect in or nearby the school.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office confirmed that Millennium Middle School is currently on lockdown. Furthermore, Sunrise Police tweeted that schools in the area of Commercial Boulevard and Northwest 94th Avenue are also on lockdown as a result of the potentially armed person.
Authorities also warned that the suspect spotted in or near the school may be armed. While they are currently investigating, they have not said whether the threat is credible or not.
The lockdowns were initiated after police received a call about a “suspicious person.” The Broward Sheriff’s Office is currently on the scene investigating.
Sunrise Schools in the area of Commercial Blvd and NW 94th Ave are on lockdown due to police activity in the area. #SunrisePolice
— Sunrise Police FL (@SunrisePoliceFL) March 15, 2018
This is all the information available at this time. The lockdown in Tamarac comes the day after National School Walkout Day when young adults across the country walked out of class to protest our nation’s gun laws.
Tamarac is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 60,427. It is part of the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,012,331 people in 2015.
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