DENVER (CBS4) – The lockout was lifted on three schools in Denver Wednesday morning after shots were fired near the schools.
North High School, Valdez Elementary and the Academy of Urban Learning were placed on lockout status just about 9:20 a.m. Wednesday after shots were fired in the area. The lockout was lifted at 11 a.m.READ MORE: Jeffco Public Schools Aims To Offer Flexibility With Remote Learning Next Fall
Police confirmed there was police activity in the area of 32nd and Clay Street where officers continued to investigate an attempted robbery. Officers responded to a business at that location to investigate the gunfire.
Will Jones with Denver Public Schools told CBS4 there was no threat to the school.
Investigators are unsure whether one of the suspects is a student at North High School.
Copter4 flew over the school where there was a lot of police presence. There were several police vehicles in the parking lot of the business at the center of the attempted robbery investigation.MORE NEWS: Douglas County Schools To Bring Middle & High School Students Back After Spring Break
Police told CBS4 they continue to search for “a few” suspects wanted in connection to the attempted robbery. No suspect description was given.