Lexington police officers were sent to Frederick Douglass High School Wednesday morning after a “swatting” call about an active shooter.
According to Fayette County Public Schools spokesperson Dia Davidson, a call was made to police about an active shooter at the school — and that this call is fake.
“There is no safety threat and no students are in danger. All FCPS schools are safe and have no threat issues,” Davidson said in a statement.
Frederick Douglass High School Lockdown: Following a “swatting” call regarding an active shooter, Lexington police officers were dispatched to Frederick Douglass High School on Wednesday morning, November 8, 2023. A report alleging an active shooter at the school was made to the police, but Fayette County Public Schools spokesperson Dia Davidson claims that this call was fraudulent.
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