Coloma schools placed on lockdown after reports of a weapon on campus
COLOMA, Mich. -- Coloma Senior and Junior High Schools were placed on lockdown Monday morning after officials received reports of a weapon on campus.
Coloma Township Police say at approximately 9:50 a.m., the school went into lockdown after several students observed another student possibly in possession of a small pistol in the Jr. High.
The high school was locked down as well because the schools are connected. The lockdown at the high school was lifted around 11:45 a.m.
Officers say the incident appeared to be isolated and detained.
A weapon was not located during a search of the school.
Coloma Police and the Berrien County Sheriff's Department will continue to investigate.