Belton High on Hard Lockdown Following 911 Call
Belton High School on 600 Lake Road was placed on a hard lockdown, according to local news station, KWTX. Sparta Elementary was on soft lockdown.
According to sources, someone on site called 911 on Thursday morning and stated a 10th grade student was in possession of a gun before hanging up.
The lockdown was signaled in the middle of a basketball tournament and there were rumors of an active shooter. Authorities have confirmed there is no active shooter at the time.
Tony Adams from the Belton Journal was en route covering the basketball game before being told to wait in his vehicle by authorities. Police are conducting a thorough search for firearms.