Lockdown at Hamilton high school after reports of student with firearm

Shortly after 12:30 this afternoon, Hamilton Police responded to reports of a student with a firearm at Westmount Secondary School.

Officers quickly secured the area as the school went into the lockdown protocol.

The investigation led police to the recovery of a pellet gun, and also the detaiment of three male students.

The lockdown was lifted shortly after 1pm, and the school returned to its normal routine.

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