Kendrick High School on soft lockdown following threat

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UPDATE 09/22/2021 6:20 p.m. – According to officials with the Muscogee County School District, Kendrick High School will remain on soft lockdown on Friday.

The school was placed on soft lockdown on Thursday following a threat to the school.

Officials say the threat remains under investigation.

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – Kendrick High School has been placed on a soft lockdown following a threat Thursday morning.

Information about the specific nature of the threat is unavailable, but a school resource officer did confirm the threat was made in retaliation to the recent deadly shooting of a Columbus teenager.

Multiple police units are currently on scene at the school, located at 6015 Georgetown Drive.

WRBL News 3 has a reporter on scene and is working to gather more information. Stay with us on-air and online for new details as they become available.

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