Manchester High School Lockdown: Reports of Student with Gun

Update(11:45 a.m.): The lockdown at Manchester High School has been lifted as no weapon has been found.


Manchester High School in Chesterfield County, Virginia, is on lockdown after a report of a student with a gun, according to the Chesterfield Police Department.
Police are currently on the scene investigating and say no weapon has been found at this time. The school has been placed on lockdown as a precaution.
At this time, no injuries have been reported and no suspects have been identified.
The Chesterfield Police Department addressed the situation with a statement on Twitter:


“CCPDVa are on scene at Manchester HS. Police received a third-party report that a student may be in possession of a gun at school,” the tweet begins.”
“The school is on lockdown as a precaution and police are investigating. At this point, no weapon has been found,” the statement concludes.
Chesterfield Police Sgt. Debby Tennissen asked the parents of students at Manchester High School not to go to the school grounds and to wait for their child at the nearby Clover Hill Church.
The reports of a lockdown at Manchester High School in Chesterfield, Virginia, is just the latest in a long string of bomb threats, code reds, lockdowns, and mass shootings that have plagued the United States in recent years.
Manchester High School, which was founded in the year 1924, is located at 12601 Bailey Bridge Road in Midlothian, Chesterfield County, Virginia. The school is home to approximately 2,000 students per year.
Our thoughts are with the students and staff at Manchester High School, as well as the various first responders, during this difficult time.
That is all the information that is available at this time. This article will be updated with new and relevant information should it become available at any time. If there is anything that we missed, please feel free to send an email to [email protected] and we will respond as soon as possible.

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