Hawkins Middle School in Belfair, Mason County, had a false alarm of an active shooter on campus Wednesday.
The school went into lockdown after multiple calls to 911 reported a student with a gun and possibly shots fired in the school’s cafeteria and gym.
Sheriff’s deputies were at the nearby high school after a report of a student with a gun.
While they were speaking to that student, the middle school 911 calls came in.
“Our officers were already on campus at the high school for a student with a handgun,” said Chief Deputy Ryan Spurling.
About 75 officers from 15 agencies responded.
No gun was found, Spurling said. No one was taken into custody.
Staff writers Craig Sailor and Rolf Boone and photographer Joshua Bessex contributed to this report.