High school in Louisiana under lock down due to threat

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LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- 11:45 p.m. UPDATE: The school remains on lock down at this time. The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office has taken over the investigation.

Students will continue classes as the situation is assessed. Meanwhile, parents and all other visitors are asked to avoid the school, the sheriff’s office said.

We will provide updates as they become available.

ORIGINAL: Lafayette High School is under a lock down.

According to the LPSO, the threat came from a phone call.


KLFY’s Sylvia Masters is on the scene and says as of 10:45 a.m., all the entrances to the school are blocked. They are also not allowing parents inside the school.

Corporal Bridgette Dugas with the Lafayette Police Department, has confirmed that they are evaluating the situation.

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This page will be updated as we get more information.

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