Highland Park Police are continuing to investigate reports of a student in possession of a gun at school. No shots were fired. The scene has been secured and law enforcement has confirmed that there is no credible reason to continue the lockdown at Highland Park High School. The soft lockdown at other public buildings, including City of Highland Park buildings, District 112 schools, District 113 schools, the Park District of Highland Park, and the Highland Park Public Library, has also been lifted.
Five students have been taken into custody. No further information is available at this time.
Highland Park Police will continue the investigation in partnership with Township High School District 113. District 113 will be in direct communication with parents regarding early dismissal information for today, Tuesday, April 4.