Active shooter hoax call triggered lockdown at Westerly High School, police say

This is a file image of Westerly High School. (WLNE)

WESTERLY, R.I. (WLNE) — Westerly High School was temporarily put on lockdown Friday after reports of an active shooter.

In a Facebook post, Westerly police said the call was a hoax.

All school buildings were searched, and the lockdown was lifted, police said.

No further information was released.

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