UPDATE 5 P.M. (CBS46) — The lockdown has been lifted at Woodland High School in Henry County.

The Henry County Sheriff's Office says it received word that a photo of someone holding a gun in a restroom was airdropped to a number of people. A thorough search was conducted of the school, including a classroom where on of their K9 hit on "articles of suspicion."

No gun was found or spotted inside or outside of the school, according to the Sheriff's Office, and students and staff are safe at this time. 

The lockdowns were also lifted at the elementary and middle school. 


UPDATE 2 P.M. (CBS46) — The Henry County Sheriff's Office says it was called to the school earlier today to investigate a report of an individual with a gun potentially in the vicinity of Woodland High School


The Sheriff's Office says no one has been harmed or threatened. Parents are being instructed to go to the Stockbridge Amphitheater parking lot if they have questions. Capt. Newton, Officer Kennedy and Deputy Love will be on-site answering questions. 

Initial story below


ATLANTA (CBS46) — Woodland High School near Stockbridge in Henry County is on a hard lockdown after reports that a student may be in possession of a weapon, according to a message sent to parents.

Law enforcement are currently investigating.

The message says that the lockdown is a precautionary measure at this time and the school will keep parents posted.

A similar message on the high school website advises people not to come to the school. It says no cars will be allowed on campus at this time. 

There are no reported injuries at this time. 

Two nearby schools -- Woodland Elementary School and Woodland Middle School --  have been put on soft lockdowns. 

This is a developing story. CBS46 is sending a crew to the scene. Check back for updates. 

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