LOCKDOWN: Search for gun underway at Hamilton high school under lockdown


Published November 29, 2023 at 12:07 pm

A Hamilton high school is under lockdown as officers scour the building for a bag believed to hold a gun.

Hamilton police announced the lockdown at Bernie Custis Public Secondary School at 1055 King St E shortly before 11:30 a.m. They confirmed they had five people in custody. However, they did not describe these arrested parties.

As of the police announcement, officers were searching for a bag that may contain a gun. Investigators stressed though that there was no further threat to students or staff. The five they have in custody are believed to be the only suspects.


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