Kennedy Middle School put on lockdown over weapon threat

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford’s Kennedy Middle School was placed on lockdown Friday afternoon while police investigated reports of a weapon in the building.

The Rockford Public School District says no weapon was recovered during the investigation of the school, located at 520 N Pierpont Avenue, and the lockdown was lifted shortly afterwards.

No teachers or students were harmed.


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