BROCKTON (CBS) – Officials at Brockton High School are defending their handling of a lockdown situation Thursday morning after a student thought they saw someone with a gun.
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The school says students were told the incident was a drill in order to avoid panic.
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Officials defended their actions, saying they kept students safe and allowed police to do their job.