Beech Grove schools start dismissing students following lockdown

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

File photo

BEECH GROVE, Ind. – Beech Grove City Schools were placed on lockdown as a precaution due to police activity in the area.

A SWAT situation near Churchman and 4th Avenue is delaying dismissal for students.

Police confirm that a woman is suicidal with a gun and there are  no hostages in the home.

An IMPD crisis negotiator has been called to the scene, which has prompted a full SWAT call out.

At around 4 p.m., the district posted an update saying all car rider lines at schools are being dismissed.

Buses for Hornet Park, Central and BGHS were dismissed at around 3:50 p.m. Buses for South Grove and BGMS will be dismissed at 4:30.

They went on to say, “There is no entry for any pedestrian or vehicle traffic between 5th and 9th Streets and from Bellefontaine to Byland. Students who live in this area, or have a bus stop in this area will be retained or returned to their school for parent pick up.”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.