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Police investigating suspicious person at Wando High School

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCIV) — Mount Pleasant Police are investigating reports of a suspicious person at Wando High School Thursday afternoon.

Dispatch supervisors with Charleston County's Consolidated 911 Center confirm Mount Pleasant Police were dispatched to the school for reports of suspicious person at 12:50 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Police say that students and faculty have been told to shelter in place until officers resolve the situation.

Police say rumors of gunshots being fired on the campus are false, and no students have been harmed.

ABC News 4 has a crew on the scene, and they report officers are searching vehicles as they leave the campus.

Parents of students who attend the school tell ABC News 4 that the campus has been placed on "Code Red" lockdown while police on the scene investigate.

MPPD officials say their officers are around all of the schools in the area of Wando, but that parents do not need to come to the schools.

This is a developing situation, and details are limited. ABC News 4 has reached out to Mount Pleasant Police and the Charleston County School District for more information.

This story will be updated here.

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