WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- District of Columbia Public Schools put eight schools and one administrative building on lock-down in response to the situation:

  • Amidon-Bowen Elementary School
  • Brent Elementary School
  • Eastern High School
  • Eliot-Hine Middle School
  • Jefferson Academy
  • Tyler Elementary School- UPDATE: Tyler Elementary is releasing kids to go home.
  • Van Ness Administrative Building
  • Watkins Elementary School
  • Payne Elementary School

DC Public Charter Schools are also on lockdown, according to its website:

  • Eagle Academy PCS New Jersey Ave is on lockdown.
  • Eagle Academy PCS' administration building located at 770 M Street SE is on lockdown.
  • Friendship PCS Chamberlain Elementary and Middle is on lockdown.
  • Cesar Chavez PCS for Public Policy - Capitol Hill is on lockdown.
  • Richard Wright PCS for Journalism and Media Arts is on lockdown.
  • Somerset Prep DC PCS is on lockdown.
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