Reports: Firearm on campus of Rod Paige Middle School - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

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Reports: Firearm on campus of Rod Paige Middle School

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MONTICELLO, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Monticello Police Department and the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of Rod Paige Middle School where there are reports of a firearm on campus.

Officials assure that the campus is secure.

They have multiple officers on scene and more on emergency standby.

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office has requested that parents not attempt to check out their children or drive near the facility at this time.

A K-9 unit is making a run throughout the Rod Paige campus to discern whether or not a weapon is or has been on the grounds.

If nothing is found, parents can begin checking out their children.

The investigation is ongoing and police say all students are safe at this time.

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