False shooter report caused lockdown at Queens high school: NYPD

A social media post of a armed individual at Bayside High School in Queens, later determined to be false, nonetheless caused a full lockdown at the school Thursday. (Photo: Jenna Bagcal/QNS)

Students at Bayside High School in Queens wound up in a lockdown Thursday due to a false report of an armed individual on campus, police reported.

The incident happened at around 12:40 p.m. at the high school located at 32-24 Corporal Kennedy St. Multiple police sources, including the local precinct’s commanding officer, indicated that the gun report — based off a Snapchat post — was deemed inaccurate.

Click here to see the full report on QNS.com.

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