Police found no victims or evidence of shooting after gunshots were reported at Highline College on Friday morning.
At about 8:52 a.m. Friday the Des Moines Police Department received multiple reports of shots being fired on the campus, 2400 S. 240th St..
“Initially there were conflicting reports as to the exact location of the reported shots on the campus,” according to a media release from the Des Moines Police Department.
The campus went into lockdown at 8:57 a.m.
“Remain in lockdown – This is not a drill,” the college posted on its Facebook page. “Police are responding and evacuating buildings. Remain in lockdown position. We will update you as further details become available. This is an unfolding situation.”
First responders from multiple law enforcement agencies, federal and state agencies and fire and emergency medical service personnel responded the call.
The first officers arriving at the campus did an initial sweep of the campus and did not locate a shooter, any victims or any evidence of a shooting, according to the release.
SWAT units from multiple agencies searched every building on the campus to look for any potential victims.
The lockdown was lifted at about 11:45 AM.