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SHS Put in 'Code Red' as Police Make Arrest in Parking Lot

Shorewood police say they arrested a 19-year-old Fox Point man on the campus Wednesday, who had made suicidal threats and was believed to be carrying a firearm. School officials say they only lost about five minutes of class time.

Updated: Wednesday 1:36 p.m.

Shorewood High School was locked down for about 30 minutes Wednesday, as police arrested a 19-year-old Fox Point man in its parking lot.

Shorewood police say they were made aware Fox Point police were looking for the man because he had made suicidal threats. Police were also advised he could be carrying a firearm.

When a police search lead to the high school parking lot, the school was subsequently put into "code red" at about 11:45 a.m.

Police helped move teachers and students to a safe area in the high school during the lockdown.

Superintendent Martin Lexmond said the incident occurred toward the end of a lunch hour and students and teachers only lost about five minutes of class time.

No one was injured.

Police say they did arrest the suspect, and he was not carrying a firearm.

CowDung October 03, 2012 at 06:09 PM
I almost wish that Patch would have just waited until they had some actual news to report rather than run a story that said 'something happened, but we don't know what it was'...
The Donny Show October 03, 2012 at 06:44 PM
What fun is that?
me October 03, 2012 at 07:06 PM
gotta sell ads!
N. Peske October 03, 2012 at 07:16 PM
I am glad the Patch gives us the details when they are available. Thanks, Adam!
CowDung October 03, 2012 at 07:30 PM
Would you tolerate anything different from a news source?
Maripat (MP) Wilkinson October 04, 2012 at 12:17 PM
Now that we know everyone is okay there is an interesting side note to the story-- It was "Superhero Day" as part of Homecoming Week. I can't help but picture a bunch of Batmans and Supermans hiding behind desks. Guess their powers weren't working. Of course we are all glad they weren't needed!
"Mark" his words October 10, 2012 at 12:08 PM
Hey everyone, Mark Clingaman is "Free Shorewood."

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