JMCSS confirms argument between parents caused lockdown

UPDATE: Jackson-Madison County School System officials say the lockdown was the result of a report of a man in a vehicle, believed to be armed and in an argument with another parent at the school.

School officials say Jackson police were requested to assist. Police were able to confirm that the man had a carry permit.

The lockdown has since been lifted.

EARLIER STORY:

JACKSON, Tenn. — Jackson-Madison County Schools has confirmed North Side High School was placed on lockdown Wednesday morning due to an issue outside the school involving adults.

The school district says the issue happened in the parking lot of the school.

Law enforcement was requested to assist in the incident.

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