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Central Point School Locked Down

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Jewett Elementary School was placed on lockdown on Monday morning after police say a handgun was found at the school entrance on the school’s property.

Police say there were no threats of violence made toward students or school employees. Officers did a thorough search of the school and determined the school was secure.

Police determined that the handgun apparently was at the school unintentionally and is now in the custody of Central Point Police. The case is still under investigation.