Wednesday lockdown at Panther Lake Elementary due to nearby gun incident

Kent Police says that a lockdown at Panther Lake Elementary School Wednesday morning (Feb. 28) was a precautionary measure, and was not related to any activity at the school.

Officers responded to a dispute near the school on SE 208th Street, where a gun was involved.

“No one was injured and two were arrested,” Commander Jarod Kasner told

All students at the school were safe, and the lockdown ended without incident.

Panther Lake Elementary is located at 10200 SE 216th Street:


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