UPDATE (1:48 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023): The lockdown at three Sissonville area schools has been lifted.
After the previously expelled student was found in a classroom at Sissonville High, the lockdowns at Sissonville Middle and Flinn Elementary Schools were lifted. The high school lockdown remained in effect until authorities could go through the school with K-9s to see if there were any firearms or other weapons.
The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office says no firearms were found on the former student or anywhere in the building.
UPDATE (11:54 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023): A lockdown at three Sissonville schools started after a previously expelled student went into Sissonville High School.
UPDATE (10:39 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023): The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office says multiple people were detained as they were searching for a suspicious person caught on camera.
UPDATE (10:32 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023): The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office says a suspicious person caught on video has promoted a lockdown at three Sissonville area schools.
They say there is no threat to the community and they are looking for the person.
SISSONVILLE, WV (WOWK) — Three Sissonville area schools are on a precautionary lockdown due to a “law enforcement investigation,” a Kanawha County Schools official says.
Briana Warner, Communications Director for Kanawha County Schools, says Flinn Elementary, Sissonville Middle and High Schools are on lockdown due to a “law enforcement investigation” at the high school. The details of the investigation are unknown at this time.
This is a developing story. 13 News has a crew on its way to the scene. We will update you when more information becomes available.