Police respond to reports of active shooter at US school
North Carolina , Nov 9 : Reports of an active shooter at Topsail High School in Hampstead are emerging, as local police have reached the scene and put the school on lockdown on Friday morning (local time).
Fire-fighters and a bomb squad unit are on the scene as well, according to Sputnik who have quoted local media reports.
Sputnik has further quoted a local official while mentioning that a malfunctioning piece of equipment may have led to an active shooter 'false' alarm. The first call reporting the incident came at 6:30 am (local time). More updates are awaited on this developing story.