Barbe High School was placed under a brief precautionary lockdown this morning after someone reported that a student had a gun.
According to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, the student didn't have a gun. Deputies are searching the school carefully anyway, a spokeswoman said.
The School System issued the following statement:
Barbe High School was placed under a brief precautionary lockdown this morning do to a potential threat on campus. After further investigation by both the Calcasieu Parish School Board and the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, the incident turned out to be a non-issue and the lockdown was lifted. Students faculty and staff were never in any danger.