CHS, BOE and library placed on lockdown

Claxton High School, the Board of Education building (due to a scheduled meeting), and the library were placed on lockdown late Monday when Bulloch Central 911 received a phone call at approximately 5:30 p.m. reporting a male with a gun was near the high school.

Officers from Claxton Police Department, Evans County Sheriff’s Office, and Hagan Police Department responded immediately and searched for the alleged suspect.

A second call was received by 911 saying the person was near the library with a gun.

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By Julie Braly, Editor