'Report of shots fired' Wednesday at Beaufort High School; police on scene




  • In US
  • 2022-10-05 14:23:08Z
  • By Hilton Head Island Packet
 

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Emergency responders are at Beaufort High School Wednesday morning after getting calls of possible shots fired, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.

At 9:30 a.m., police were called "for the report of shots fired," according to a news release from the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.

Officers were in the process of clearing the school as of 10 a.m., according to Bluffton Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Ryan Fazekas.

No victims were reported as of 10:11 a.m.

Students are on lockdown in their classrooms while police go room-to-room clearing the school, according to Erin Ashley Greene, the sister of a student at Beaufort High School.

As of 10:24 a.m. police were unable to confirm whether or not there was an active shooter on campus of if the call was a hoax, according to Maj. Angela Viens, a spokesperson for the sheriff's office.

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