Lockdown at Central High School in Kansas City lifted after police stand-off ends

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Students from Central High School in Kansas City were allowed to go home after a lockdown was lifted when a near-by stand-off ended without incident.

According to reports from the Kansas City Police Department, there was a suspect in a home nearby with a rifle.

No one was injured.

The students would normally be released around 2:30 p.m., but they were kept at the school until after 2:45 p.m. as a safety precaution.

Stay with 41 Action News and KSHB.com for further developments.

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