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Bellevue Police Investigate Shooting Rumors At Interlake High School

Feb 27, 2015

UPDATE: 2/27/15, 10:20 a.m. PT

Bellevue School District and Bellevue Police have decided to close Interlake High School for the remainder of the school day after unsubstantiated rumors of gun shots were reported earlier this morning. 

The school district says students and staff are safe and that classrooms will be released one at a time.

Students who bus or are picked up by their guardians will be bused to Highland Middle School (15027 NE Bel-Red Road, Bellevue). Other students will be allowed to drive or walk home. 

More details are posted on the school district's website.

UPDATE: 2/27/15, 10:00 a.m. PT

The Bellevue School District says Interlake High School was placed in lockdown this morning as a precaution due to a possible threat.

Bellevue Police say there was an unsubstantiated threat made against the school.

A spokesperson says instruction at the high school has resumed but that the school classroom doors remain locked.

Police and security are on site and are investigating the anonymous threat.

Original Post: 2/27/15, 8:53 a.m. PT

Bellevue Police say they're investigating “Facebook rumors” of a shooting at Interlake High School.

Police say there have been no  9-1-1 calls of shots fired.

We'll have more details as they become available.