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False Active Shooter Report Under Investigation in Lincoln County

On April 1, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of an active shooter at East Lincoln High School. Deputies responded to the scene and the Lincoln County active shooter response plan was activated.

Upon arrival, Deputies observed no signs of an active shooter. A search of the campus was conducted. The Sheriff’s Office now says that no active shooter incident occurred and the call was a false report. The case is under investigation.

Lincoln County Schools were not in session at the time of the incident.