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Chico State students warned of possible gunman, alert lifted

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Police stationed in front of Chico High School Photo credit: George Johnston

Police stationed in front of Chico High School Photo credit: George Johnston

Police stationed in front of Chico High School Photo credit: George Johnston

Elizabeth Helmer

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A text message was sent out to Chico State students this morning from Chico Police alerting people to be on the look-out for a possible gunman.

The alert was lifted at about 11:30 a.m. The new text alert read, “A call into police was was investigated and found to be unsubstantiated.”

Police received a call warning of a possible shooter heading towards Chico High School. The high school as well as three other schools in the area were put on lockdown.

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Police in front of Chico High School Photo credit: George Johnston

 

The lockdown on all of the schools have been lifted. Chico State was never put on lock down.

If you have any information regarding the situation please call Chico PD at 530-897-4900.

Elizabeth Helmer can be reached at [email protected] or @lizzhelmer on Twitter.

 

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