Loud Noises in Woods Prompt Mecklenburg School Lockdown

school lockdownThree loud noises that were reported in the woods between Huntersville’s North Mecklenburg High School and Blythe Elementary has led to a lockdown placed on the high school at 6:40 a.m. Thursday, according to police Captain Scott Sharp.

A spokesman for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools said the report was first of shots fired in the woods, but was later a report of three loud noises.

Nothing was found by police in the woods to indicate the cause or source of the noises, Sharp said.

School spokesman Brian Hacker said the lockdown ended at 7:30 a.m. Thursday.

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