DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) — UPDATE 1:50 p.m.: Police say officers responded to a call for a suspicious subject in the area of North High School, 5300 Gaines St., around 11:39 a.m.. The caller described what they thought was a person who had a firearm. Multiple officers responded and searched the area.
Due to the proximity to the schools and the nature of the call, the schools were placed on lockdown as a precautionary measure. Officers did stop a person, but determined that they were not involved.
Police say the call was not directly related to the schools, but officers continued to patrol the area with no other issues found.
UPDATE: Police say they received a call that there was a person in the area with a weapon. They are investigating and say they haven't found any threats or anything affiliated with the school. They say further details will be provided later in the investigation.
UPDATE: School officials say the lockdown has been lifted. They had no other information of offer at this time.
We have reached out to police for additional information.
ORIGINAL: Two schools were placed on lockdown due to a "situation in the neighborhood."
School officials say North High School and Harrison Elementary School were placed on lockdown as a safety precaution.
We are working to get more details. Stay tuned to KWQC-TV6 and kwqc.com for updates as we receive them.