AVON — The Avon Central School District High School went into lockdown after a live round of ammunition was discovered in a bathroom.
According to our news partner News10NBC, Aaron Johnson, Superintendent of Avon Central School District, the building was placed into lockdown and all student lockers were swept and staff bags were searched.
“Today a live round of ammunition was found in a high school bathroom. As a precaution, the building was directed into a lock down and a Livingston County Sheriffs were contacted,” stated Johnson. “All student lockers were swept and student and staff bags were searched. At no time was there a direct threat to any person or building. Once the high school was found to be clear of any further ammunition and no weapons were found students and staff were released for the remainder of their classes.”
Johnson expressed his thanks to the Avon Police Department, Livingston County Sheriff Office and the students and staff for their cooperation in confirming our safety.