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By Bill Stevenson
Gazette Editor 

Colfax High School went to lockdown after tip


COLFAX — Colfax Junior-Senior High School went on lockdown for less than five minutes Wednesday after an anonymous call claimed a student was bringing a gun.

“We determined there was never a threat at any time,” said Whitman County Sheriff Brett Myers.

Deputies responded to the school at 11:15 a.m. and the lockdown was lifted by 11:20 a.m. The student was immediately identified, contacted, and spoken to, said Myers. He and his family were cooperative.

The call came from a blocked number. Once received, Principal David Gibb put the building into lockdown and called 911.

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