UPDATE: The Oak Ridge Police Department is still investigating a shooting threat that was made on social media and put Oak Ridge High School on level 3 lockdown Monday. Students will be released from school at its normal release time and ORPD is taking necessary precautions to continue to investigate and keep students safe during dismissal. We appreciate the seamless coordination and efforts between the school system, City and ORPD as this investigation continues.
ORHS is on a level 3 lockdown due to a shooting threat on social media. The Oak Ridge Police Department is currently on scene investigating. Level 3 lockdown is a call for increased security when a situation inside or outside the building may have an impact on school. Students return to classrooms. All outside doors and classroom doors are locked and no one is permitted to enter or exit the building.
We will release more information as it becomes available.