Freeburg High School On Lockdown After Gun Threat

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The superintendent of the Freeburg schools has confirmed that Freeburg High School in Illinois is on lockdown Friday morning for security reasons.

The superintendent says additional security officers will be in place Friday at the high school after a gun threat was made on campus.  Several police units are currently searching the campus and areas near it.

The school district made calls to parents Thursday night about the threat.

The school is only 10 minutes away from Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC), which has had classes canceled Friday due to a bomb threat.