Three Campbell High School students face the possibility of being kicked out of school following a rumored threat that prompted an active shooter response.

School officials placed Campbell High School on a "Code Red Lockdown" at about 2 p.m. Monday.

"The Cobb County police force and Smyrna Police Department are currently on campus investigating a rumored threat made on campus," authorities announced.

Responding officers searched the buildings and found no weapons.

The lockdown was lifted at 3:09 p.m.

School officials later announced that three Campbell High School students had been detained and that they would not face criminal charges.

"Discipline will be determined by the local administration," said a school district spokeswoman.

The school district issued the following statement regarding the incident:

The text reads:"Yesterday, administrators at Campbell High School were made aware of a rumored threat to the campus. After joint investigation by the Cobb County Police Department, the Cobb Schools Police Department and the Smyrna Police Department, three students were briefly detained and subsequently released. There was no threat to the campus and no danger to any of our students at any time. The quality of our police officers, partnership with local law enforcement, training of our staff, and newly implemented alert system (Alertpoint) kept the students of Campbell High School safe and ready to learn."Copyright 2018 WGCL-TV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.


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