Shaker Heights High School placed on lockdown Monday night for 'suicidal male with weapon'

Posted at 8:33 PM, Apr 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-24 21:12:13-04

Shaker Heights High School was placed on lockdown Monday night after a reported suicidal male was in the area. 

The 17-year-old male, whose name was not immediately given, went to the rear of a yard with a gun in the 3000 block of Huntington Road, Shaker Heights police said. 

Students were sheltered in the school for safety precautions. The students were participating in after-school activities. 

Police located the teenager about 8:15 p.m. A gun was not located as of 9 p.m. Monday. 

The school was released from the lockdown a short time later.