Lockdown lifted at Mount Pleasant high school following reports of suspicious person

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) — A lockdown at a Mount Pleasant High School has been lifted, according to officials.

Mount Pleasant Police responded to reports of a suspicious person near Wando High School at 12:50 p.m. on Thursday, December 7.

We’re told a woman saw a Snapchat video of an person possibly flashing gang signs while at Wando High School. She told a School Resource Officer that the person was armed and there to possibly harm her son.

Wando High School and surrounding schools were placed on lock down while officers searched the Wando campus for the individual.

Investigators located the individual in Charleston near the Medical University of South Carolina.

We are working to learn more details from authorities.

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