Tulsa Public Schools campuses locked down after security guard reported hearing gunshots

TULSA - Two Tulsa Public Schools campuses were locked down Monday afternoon after campus security reported hearing what he thought were gunshots.

District spokesman Chris Payne said Webster High School and Remington Elementary were locked down because a security officer at Webster believed he heard gunshots in the area.

Webster is located near West 39th and Yukon and Remington is near West 53rd and South 30th West Avenue.

Tulsa police dispatch had not received any other reports of shots heard at this time.

The two schools went on lockdown at 1:43 p.m.

Officers were dispatched to the area.

Payne says there was no threat to students, the security officer heard someone using a nail gun nearby.

The lockdown comes on the same day city and school officials announced increased safety measures at Tulsa Public Schools in wake of the deadly Newtown, Conn. shooting last Friday. 

Superintendent Keith Ballard, Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan, TPS Police Chief Gary Rudick and Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett spoke of a collaborative effort between the city and the district's police forces in an effort to keep the city's students safe.

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