UPDATE, 1/5/23 1:30 p.m.: According to the Lafayette Parish School System, Comeaux High School has transitioned to a shelter-in-place status while the campus resumes daily activities and students are served lunch. Visitors will not be able to enter or leave campus during this time.
UPDATE, 1/5/23, 12:21 p.m.: Students and faculty are returning to campus.
A resource officer was made aware of a student who threatened to blow up the school. Lafayette Police, Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office and University Police K-9 Unit assisted in the investigation. Roadways to campus were blocked during the investigation.
According to Lafayette Police, the K-9 unit searched the school and that parents will be notified by the school with information on how to pick up their children.
According to Lafayette Police, the call came in between 8:00 and 8:15 a.m. Thursday morning. Police are currently on the scene investigating the threats.
More information will be provided as it becomes available.