Mickelson Middle School in Brookings went into shelter in place status for a short time Tuesday afternoon.
Police Lt. Marci Gebers says police were notified shortly before 3:00 pm of possible firearm in the school.
A staff member at the school had received information that there may have been a firearm in the building.
Police were able to quickly determine that there was no gun and no threat.
September 16, 2020