INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - An Independence elementary school went on lockdown briefly on Monday afternoon after a report of a person with a rifle.
Independence police went to Cler-Mont School at 19009 Susquehanna Ridge after receiving a report that a 15-year-old boy wearing a red shirt was carrying around what looked like a rifle.
The school went on lockdown for a short time.
Police searched the area but found no one.
The lockdown was lifted and police cleared the scene.