Hamilton, Ontario,

Police Investigate Lockdown at Westmount Secondary School

This afternoon, Hamilton Police responded to reports of a student with a firearm at Westmount Secondary School.

On Monday, June 10, 2019, shortly after 12:30 p.m., Hamilton Police received information about a student in possession of a firearm at Westmount Secondary School, located at 39 Montcalm Drive. With the Lockdown protocol in effect, officers quickly responded and secured the area. During the investigation, police detained three male students and recovered a pellet gun.

The Lockdown was lifted at 1:05 p.m. and the school returned to its normal routine.

Police continue to investigate the incident.

Hamilton Police would like to thank everyone for their patience and continue to remind the public, ‘If you see something, say something.’

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation, please contact the Division 30 Staff Sergeant’s office at 905-546-3886.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com