More than 20 schools in the Columbine area were placed on lockdown Tuesday afternoon (Apr. 16) after police responded to what they considered a “credible threat possibly involving the schools.”

The school are, according to KOAA:

  • Bergens
  • Blue Heron
  • Columbine HS
  • Conifer HS
  • Dutch Creek
  • Elk Creek
  • Evergreen HS
  • Evergreen Middle
  • Governor’s Ranch
  • Ken Caryl Middle
  • Leawood
  • Marshdale
  • Mt. Evans
  • Normandy
  • Parmalee
  • Ralston
  • Rocky Mtn. Academy of Evergreen
  • West Jeff Elementary
  • West Jeff Middle
  • Wilmot
  • Windy Peak
  • Woodrow Wilson

Officials haven’t commented on the nature of the threats and no injuries have been reported.

Jefferson County Public Schools sent an e-mail to parents saying that all students and staff were safe.

This Saturday (Apr. 20) marks the 20-year anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre in which 12 students and one teacher were murdered by two seniors.

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