UPDATE: Lockdown Lifted at 3 Upstate Schools
UPDATE (11:05 AM): The lockdown of River Ridge, Berry Shoals and Florence Chapel has been lifted. Law enforcement has informed the district that there is no longer a threat to schools in the area.
There are three schools on lockdown in Spartanburg District Five. District Five is aware of the situation going on with law enforcement in the River Falls area of the community.
Due to the search going on right now, River Ridge Elementary School, Berry Shoals Intermediate School, and Florence Chapel Middle School have been placed on lockdown until further notice. This is as a precautionary measure for students, teachers and staff.
No other information is available at this time. We will update you as soon as we learn more from authorities.