Lockdown lifted at DuSable HS

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
DuSable High School
DuSable High School.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A lockdown at DuSable High School has been lifted after reports that a weapon was seen inside the school, Chicago police said.

Chicago police spokesman Anthony Gugliemi said late Wednesday afternoon that the weapons report was not bonafide and could have been a prank call.

No weapons were found after canines searched the building in the 4900-block of South Wabash Avenue in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood, police said.

The school was placed on lockdown out of an abundance of caution and re-opened ;ate Wednesday afternoon.