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Local Reporter Accidentally Prompts Missouri High School Lockdown


This initiated a 40-minute lockdown about an hour after the reporter first arrived a the school, according to the Post-Dispatch.

KDSK said that the reporter did not intend to prompt a lockdown, and that the news channel sent a reporter to five schools Thursday to talk to school security officials for an investigative story.

"This lock down certainly was not the intent of our visit," the news station said in a statement.

Image via Kirkwood High School website