Hillsboro school on lockdown ends; ammunition found at school

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HILLSBORO, MO (KTVI) – A lockdown at Hillsboro High School is over after authorities reportedly found ammunition at the school.

That’s the word from students inside the building, but school officials have not confirmed that report.

Hillsboro R3 officials say the school went on lockdown just before 9a.m. as a “precautionary measure.”  Administrators say staff and students were not at risk.

FOX 2 reporter Charles Jaco received text messages from students inside the high school saying administrators told them there was no danger and that there was no threat.

“Hillsboro school officials say the lockdown is because of one round if ammunition found at the High School. Seems there’s no threat.”

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