Report of shots at Kiel H.S. 'unsubstantiated'

KIEL, Wis. -- Nobody was hurt and no gunman was found after an unsubstantiated report of shots fired near Kiel High School, police said. 

Officers were called to the school Friday morning after a staff remember said they heard gunshots outside the school. The building was evacuated as a precautionary measure, but not threat was found.

All classes have been canceled for the day. Police say officers were already on high alert due to a threat of violence reported earlier in the week.

A large emergency response was spotted at the school Friday, parents tell TODAY'S TMJ4 sister station WGBA-TV. Students on buses wree rerouted to New Holstein High School.

At the same time, Lakeshore Technical College, about a 20-minute drive east of Kiel High School, was placed on "preventative lockdown" after reports of a "perceived threat near campus." All Friday classes and events have been canceled.

Kiel is located about 25 miles northwest of Sheboygan, in Calumet and Manitowoc counties.

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