Hammond Eastside Magnet School to begin dismissing students

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UPDATE:

HAMMOND, La. (BRPROUD) — The school has issued an update about dismissals:

Law enforcement has deemed it safe to begin dismissal, but it will be a modified release. We are following the guidance from law enforcement. First we will only dismiss buses. Then we will begin carpool process. Our families’ cooperation is appreciated.

ORIGINAL STORY:

HAMMOND, La. (BRPROUD) — Hammond Eastside Magnet School is on lockdown after a report of an armed man walking in the parking lot.

According to the school, sheriff’s deputies are assessing the situation and carpool and bus dismissal will be held up until law enforcement finishes making an assessment.

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