From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
WALKER COUNTY — All city and county schools in Walker County were placed on a precautionary lockdown on Thursday, according to the Walker County Sheriff’s Department.
Officials reported that the precaution was due to a threat on social media concerning a possible shooter.
During the incident, the sheriff’s department and local law enforcement were present in all schools.
At around 3:30 p.m., the Walker County Sheriff’s Department gave an update indicating that lockdown would be lifted, that two juvenile suspects had been detained and that the threat seemed to be contained.
This is an ongoing story, updates will be provided as new information becomes available.