NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – A student was in possession of bullets inside Ghent School in Norfolk Friday morning, prompting a lockdown that has since been lifted, a school division spokesperson said.

Following the discovery, school administration put into place safety and security protocols, including calling Norfolk Police, the spokesperson said.

The incident has been resolved and the lockdown has been lifted, according to the spokesperson, and added that there was “no disruption to instruction.”

Students have since been dismissed for the day.


According to the spokesperson for Norfolk Public Schools, students at the school found some bullets outside and the building is on lockdown as a precaution while police investigate.

The spokesperson says there has been no report of a weapon.

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