Lake Villa school lockdowns lifted; suspect in custody

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

squad-car-lightsLockdowns have been lifted at two Lake Villa schools and a suspect is now in custody.

According to the Lake Villa District 41 website, police responded to a person armed with a rifle and locked in his residence at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

As a precaution, Pleviak Elementary School and Palombi Middle School were placed into lockdown.

As of 2:05 p.m., the suspect was in police custody.

School officials say Palombi students will be released at their regular time and police will be on site. Students that currently walk home will be provided bus transportation.

Parents are being asked not to come to the schools.

Details are forthcoming for the release of Pleviak students.

All afterschool activities are cancelled for Tuesday except Palombi Boys basketball which is away at Gavin School and parents will be picking up their students.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

1 Comment

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.