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SUMMERTOWN SCHOOLS PLACED ON LOCK DOWN DURING THURSDAY INCIDENT
(AUG 21, 2014)  SUMMERTOWN HIGH SCHOOL WAS ON A PRECAUTIONARY LOCK-DOWN THURSDAY MORNING DUE TO A PEDESTRIAN WITH A FIRE ARM WALKING IN THE COMMUNITY. ACCORDING TO A PRESS RELEASE FROM THE LAWRENCE COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM, THE SUSPECT WAS IMMEDIATELY TAKEN INTO CUSTODY BY POLICE AND THE SCHOOL DAY RESUMED ON THE REGULAR SCHEDULE.  DURING THE LOCK-DOWN AT THE HIGH SCHOOL, SUMMERTOWN ELEMENTARY WAS ALSO UNDER AN ADVISORY.  OFFICIALS INDICATE THAT STUDENTS AND EMPLOYEES WERE NEVER IN IMMEDIATE DANGER.