BELCOURT, N.D.-Public schools in Belcourt went into lockdown late Tuesday morning, April 4, after a student allegedly brandished a gun in the high school.

Students in the high school were later allowed to go back to class.

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According to students who sent out information through text messages, the student body was moved to the school gym after another student was found with a gun in his possession. The students said the person with the gun was taken into custody of police.

The Belcourt Police Department would not confirm if the schools were on lockdown.

Calls to the Turtle Mountain Community Schools weren't answered.

The school says on its Facebook page, a threat was made on social media and a gun was never brought to school.