UPDATE: 1:07 pm

The lockdown at William Penn High School was lifted at approximately 12:50 PM at the recommendation of the School Resource Officer. Students are resuming their normal activities. As the investigation continues and we will provide further updates as we can.

William Penn High School was placed on lockdown shortly after 11:30 AM while investigators responded to a report of a possible gunshot in the vicinity.  This means students are resuming normal activities inside and are sheltering in place in the classrooms they are currently in. We will update you as soon as we have more information as we investigate this matter further. Authorities are on the scene and we ask parents not to come to the campus while the investigation is underway. As always, we will keep you updated.