Meridian High School put on lockdown due to security system malfunction

Meridian High School was put on a brief lockdown Wednesday morning after a security system malfunctioned, according to tweets from Meridian Police Department.

Ada County emergency dispatchers said the lockdown began around 10:30 a.m. By 11:15 a.m., police had confirmed that the cause of the lockdown was a “technology malfunction.”

The lockdown initially triggered some panic. Meridian police tweeted that “reports of shots fired are FALSE.”

School was back in session before 11:30 a.m., according to police.

This is a breaking news report. We’ll update this as we learn more.