Officials have locked down a middle school in southeast Raleigh after a parent told police a student had a gun.
Raleigh police officers and Wake County Sheriff's deputies began to search Ligon Middle School after receiving the tip around about
Wake County schools spokesman Chip Sudderth confirmed the "code
red" lockdown but says he doesn't have any details.
Police spokesman Jim Sughrue told a Raleigh newspaper the situation appears be close to a resolution and parents should not be alarmed.
A person who answered the phone at the school told the newspaper
all students are in their classrooms with the doors locked and the