Police respond to reports of active shooter at high school in Columbus, Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Police in Ohio say they have one person in custody after responding to reports of an active shooter at a Columbus high school Friday morning.

Columbus police requested people retweet the news that they’d made an arrest, have the gun and that no one was injured.

The incident occurred at Columbus Scioto 6-12 school. Just before 8 a.m. (CT), people were being asked to avoid the areas of South High Street and Southgate Drive.

The school was placed on lockdown and officers were searching the building, WCMH reported.

Columbus, Ohio Police tweeted Friday morning, “ACTIVE SHOOTER AT SCHOOL: An active shooter has been reported at Scioto High School@S. High St. Please stay out of the area.”

Fox 4 is monitoring the situation and will provide updates as they become available.