Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has been placed on lockdown due to a possible trespasser.
Dillard High School Lockdown: What Happened?
The school was placed on lockdown around 8 a.m. local time. A heavy police presence is currently responding to the scene.
At the time of this writing, the reports of the possible intruder have not been confirmed. Furthermore, there is no description of the reported trespasser.
Additionally, there is no indication that any of the Dillard High School students or staff are in danger at this time.
Florida authorities responding to the scene have yet to provide any further information at this time.
The lockdown at Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is just the latest in a string of code reds, lockdowns, bomb threats, and active shootings that have plagued United States schools in recent years.
About Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale
Dillard High School, which is located at 2501 NW 11th St in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was established in 1907 and was the first public school for African Americans in Ft. Lauderdale.
Dillard High School has been the home of various NFL pros such as legendary St. Louis Rams wide receiver Issac Bruce and Carolina Panthers cornerback Chris Gamble. Additionally, American pop star Jason Derulo attended Dillard High School.
Dillard High School, which was named after African American education advocate, James H. Dillard, is a part of the Broward County Public School system.
The school, whose Principal is Cassandra Robinson, is home to approximately 2,300 students per year.
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