UPDATE: Prank call about shooting at Bibb middle school causes lockdown

The call was traced to an anonymous disconnected number.

UPDATE: The 911 Center told Bibb County Schools the call came in as a reported shooting on the school's campus, and not just a gun in the school.


A Bibb County middle school is on precautionary lockdown after a caller reported a gun was in the school.

According to Bibb County Schools spokesperson Stephanie Hartley, the call came in to the Bibb County 911 center around 2:10 p.m.

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She says deputies responded immediately and the school was placed on precautionary lockdown.

A search is being conducted at the school, but nothing has been found so far.

According to Bibb Lt. Sean Defoe, the dispatcher who received the call noted the voice sounded like a child and the number was found to be disconnected.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is available.