MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Schools were on lockdown for a brief time Thursday morning due to a report of a man with a long gun in the area of the Brookside subdivision in Maryland Heights.
Buses were also on a hold for a short time.
Officers were unable to locate any subject with a long gun Thursday morning at about 8:30 a.m. Police said schools will reopen and buses will continue to run their normal routes.
Police said officers will remain at area schools for a while longer.
Our Bommarito Automotive Group SkyFOX helicopter was over the area.
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