LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- School officials briefly placed Fort Myers High School on a lockdown Wednesday morning while deputies investigated a possible threat. The lockdown has been lifted.
According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, school resource officers received a tip at 7:21am that a shooting might occur at the school.
The school was placed on a lockdown as a precaution while operations continued normally inside. However a perimeter was set up around the school.
The lockdown was lifted around 8am.
Deputies say no incident occurred and nobody on campus was found armed.
The threat of a shooting had been passed around by word of mouth.