On Wednesday (May 10) at 11:17 a.m. the Windom Police Department was notified that a student reported finding .22 shells in the bathroom at school. The school went into a lockdown, with students and teachers staying in their classrooms, while the administration and the Windom Police Department investigated the situation.
During the search, an unloaded gun was found in a vehicle outside of the school and a juvenile was taken into custody. Law enforcement officers determined that the building was safe, the lockdown was lifted, and students returned to class.
For more details, please see the May 17 edition of the Citizen.