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Bowsher lockdown lifted, no gun found

The spokesperson said the search and lockdown were precautionary measures.
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Published: Dec. 8, 2021 at 2:07 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 8, 2021 at 3:37 PM EST
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Authorities did not find a gun after a search of Bowsher High School on Wednesday and students were dismissed as normal following a lockdown.

According to a spokesperson for Toledo Public Schools, police were searching classrooms looking for a student who matched a description they were given. School administrators were told that a student had brought a gun to the school, though none was found.

Toledo Police said a student who somewhat matched the description was detained in the office while his person and locker were searched. No gun was found. No other person was found matching the description.

The spokesperson said the search and lockdown were precautionary measures.

A Toledo Police report said the information appeared to have come from a third party that heard a conversation and never actually saw a gun.

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