UPDATE: The lockdowns have been lifted.


UPDATE: A teacher from Lafayette Christian Academy says they were one of the schools on lockdown. But its been lifted as well.


UDPATE: The soft lockdown at David Thibodaux STEM Academy has been lifted.


Someone with David Thibodaux STEM Academy tells KPEL News the school is on a soft lockdown, which means classes are going on, but doors are locked and students aren’t allowed to leave class except in transition to the next class.

We will continue to monitor the story.


Lafayette Police and the Lafayette Sheriff's Office is investigating threats made against several schools in North Lafayette.

We are working to determine which schools specifically have been placed on lockdown, but we do know that no Lafayette Parish public schools have been affected, according to LPSS Chief Administrative Officer Joe Craig to KPEL News.

LPD Spokesman Cpl. Karl Ratcliff tells KPEL News this is just a precaution as "nothing is pointing to a violent threat."




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