Officers initially responded to the school following a call from an active shooter just before 10am. The Pickerington Police Department said there was no shooter at the school and the students were safe.
The students were taken by bus to Pickerington Central High School. Parents are required by police to pick up their children from the high school field house via Rockville Road and Opportunity Way and exit via Opportunity Way and Hill Road South. Parents must bring their ID for children to sign out.
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