Still no weapon found at North Clayton High School

Officers escorted students, class by class, to buses and the parking lot as school dismissed at 3:20 p.m., according to Charles White, spokesman for Clayton schools.

The school was on lockdown beginning shortly before 1 p.m. as police searched backpacks and lockers, White said. The lockdown continued as students were being dismissed.

A student apparently saw a student with a gun, but waited an hour to report it to school personnel, said Sgt. Kevin Hughes with Clayton police.

A female student told a school official at 12:30 p.m. she had seen a gun, White said.

Officers searched the campus, but no weapon was ever found.

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