Gasconade County school placed on lockdown

Posted on 17 October 2018 at 8:39pm
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GASCONADE COUNTY - A school in Gasconade County went on lockdown on Wednesday after a juvenile threatened to self-harm nearby, according to the sheriff's office.

The department's Facebook page said the juvenile was found with a fixed blade knife on South Taylor Streer and was taken to an area hospital for treatment and evaluation.

Bland Middle School was locked down because of its proximity to the event.