HOPKINTON (CBS) – A bullet was found inside Hopkinton High School Thursday morning.
Students were dismissed around 10 a.m. after the single round of ammunition was found in a common area, according to police.READ MORE: I-Team: High School Failure Rates In Massachusetts Jumped During Pandemic
Officers and the canine unit then swept though the complex.
“After a thorough search of the school no weapons or additional ammunition were found,” police said in a statement Thursday afternoon.READ MORE: 'Had A Heart Of Gold': Construction Worker Killed In Newton Identified As Russell Harron
“We have no reason to believe that a weapon was actually on school grounds.”
The middle school, which is next door to the high school, was put in a shelter in place for more than two hours.MORE NEWS: 'I Don't Want To Be A Vigilante': Mikayla Miller's Mother Demands Justice At Hopkinton Rally
No other information is available at this point in the investigation.