Mallard Creek HS placed on lockdown due to police activity in area

Mallard Creek HS placed on lockdown due to police activity in area

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Mallard Creek High School was placed on lockdown Tuesday afternoon due to police activity in the area.

The incident began when officers responded to a report of shots being fired on the 3800 block of Johnston Oehler Road. There, there found two people, who were detained, and a firearm.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg School (CMS) officials confirmed just after 1 p.m. that the school was on lockdown as a precaution because of the police activity.

Police have not released any further details about the incident, including names or possible charges.

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