Police: Intruder report prompts Florida high school lockdown

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Police say a Florida high school has been placed on a precautionary lockdown while officers investigate an unconfirmed report that a person was spotted trying to breach school security.

Coral Springs Police Chief Clyde Parry told the South Florida SunSentinel someone reported a person seeking to climb a fence at Coral Springs High.

The lockdown came amid lingering U.S. jitters after the latest deadly school shooting left two students dead on Thursday at a Santa Clarita, California high school.

Also Thursday, students rallied in Tallahassee, Florida’s capital, demanding lawmaker action on gun control. Those taking part included one survivor of a Parkland, Florida high school shooting that killed 17 people last year. Coral Springs police, nearby, were among the first to respond at Parkland.

Coral Springs High School has about 2,900 students.

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