Authorities respond to reports of possible shooting at Palmdale’s Highland High School

Authorities on Friday were responding to reports of a possible shooting at Highland High School in Palmdale.

A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said there was no immediate confirmation that shots had been fired at the campus at 39055 25th St. West.

According to a law enforcement source, multiple callers said there was a man with a gun at the school shortly after 7 a.m. Deputies and California Highway Patrol officers were establishing a perimeter in the area.

Firefighter-paramedics were staging in response to the reports, but no one had been transported from the school as of 7:30 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

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