UPDATE 04/07/2022 12:45 p.m. – The lockdown at Opelika High Schoo has been lifted.

According to Opelika Police, officers “will remain on scene for the remainder of the school day to monitor the situation and ensure safety.”

Updates will be provided as they become available.


OPELIKA, Ala. (WRBL) – Opelika High has been placed on lockdown, according to the Opelika Police Department.

Police said all students are safe at this time.

According to a news release from OPD, police are on scene at the high school following an incident Thursday morning. The high school received a threatening phone and was placed on lockdown following the call, according to police.

This is a developing story. Stay with WRBL News 3 on-air and online for additional details as they become available.