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Gun threat briefly places Kentwood High School on lockdown

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COVINGTON, Wash. — Kentwood High School in Covington was briefly locked down Tuesday morning following a report that a student brought a gun to school.

Officials were notified about 7:45 a.m. that a student had a gun and it was believed he was going to harm students on campus, according to Cindi West, a King County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman.

Sheriff’s personnel took the student into custody. West said no weapon was found.

School officials lifted the lockdown about a half an hour later.

We’ll update this article when more information becomes available.