FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Fort Myers Police Department (FMPD) responded to a swatting call at Bishop Verot Catholic High School.
FMPD has determined the call to be a prank phone call.
FMPD says they responded and immediately implemented all emergency lockdown procedures.
A text message was sent out to parents of Verot High School students saying the following:
"This afternoon the FMPD received a prank phone call regarding an incident at Bishop Verot. They responded accordingly, while we immediately implemented all emergency lockdown procedures, ensuring everyone's safety. After a full sweep of campus by FMPD we are now all clear."
FMPD is investigating.