West Johnston HS on 'perimeter lockdown'

posted by Rob Whiteside - 

Police outside Johnston County School (Police outside Johnston County School)

JOHNSTON COUNTY (WTVD) -- UPDATED

Seven people have been detained at West Johnston High School, in Benson, following an incident near campus.

Authorities said the school is now secure after being on brief "perimeter lockdown."

School officials say they plan to release students around 1 p.m. when the lockdown will be lifted.

Deputies with the Johnston County Sheriff's Office said no weapons were found on scene.

This is an ongoing investigation, go to ABC 11 for more updates.

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