GREAT FALLS – Police are investigating reports that shots were fired near Great Falls High School on Tuesday afternoon.
The reports caused "shelter in place" procedures to be implemented at GFHS, Our Lady Of Lourdes school, and Longfellow Elementary School.
There are no reports that any of the as-yet unconfirmed gunshots happened in any of the schools, and there are no reports of any injuries.
The Great Falls Police Department posted the following message on Facebook at 2:58 p.m.
COMMUNITY ALERT! We are investigating reports of shots fired near Great Falls High School. GFHS, Our Lady of Lourdes, and Longfellow Elementary are in Shelter In Place and we will assist school staff as they release children soon. There are no reported injuries and nothing has occurred inside either of the schools. Please avoid the area and follow instructions from any law enforcement officer.