Schools Off Lockdown After Deputies Search For Person In The Area

McDowell County Schools Lockdown Map
From: Google Maps

Two McDowell County schools were on lockdown Thursday afternoon because of a nearby chase.

West McDowell Middle School and McDowell High School, near Marion, were on lockdown during a nearby search by law enforcement, according to the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office.

North Carolina Highway Patrol is working the case with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office assisting.

We will have more information as it becomes available.

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