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Rogers High School locked down for picture of gun; no threat determined

UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019

A Spokane police patrol car is seen in 2014. Spokane police arrested a 24-year-old woman after she allegedly shot two women in the downtown bar district Saturday night, minutes after officers finished responding to an unrelated shooting at Borracho Tacos & Tequileria. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)
A Spokane police patrol car is seen in 2014. Spokane police arrested a 24-year-old woman after she allegedly shot two women in the downtown bar district Saturday night, minutes after officers finished responding to an unrelated shooting at Borracho Tacos & Tequileria. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Rogers High School went into a brief lockdown Wednesday following reports of a social media post showing a student holding a gun.

At about 1:27 p.m., a student saw the post and reported it to a teacher, said Brian Coddington, spokesman for Spokane Public Schools. Police responded to the lockdown and investigated the situation for about 30 minutes.

Coddington said the post, made via Snapchat, turned out to be a picture of a student holding an airsoft gun, and no threat was made.

The student who reported it did everything right, Coddington said.

“We appreciated that quick action,” he said.

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