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.
LTC’s is under a Preventative Lockdown. We have received notice of a perceived threat near campus. Additional information will be sent every 15 minutes.— LTC (@lakeshoretech) March 23, 2018
Kiel is located about 25 miles northwest of Sheboygan, in Calumet and Manitowoc counties.