Gateway High School In Kissimmee Is On The Lockdown: Details

According to News 13, Gateway High School was just placed on lockdown due to police activity in the area. Fortunately, school has already been let out for the day. According to a spokesperson for the Osceola School District, the only students on campus are in after-school and extracurricular activities.

#BREAKING: Gateway High School in Kissimmee is currently on lockdown due to police activity in the area. Sky 13 is headed to the area.

— Spectrum News 13 (@MyNews13) April 17, 2017

What happened?

Osceola County deputies have alerted News 13 that they are in search of a grand theft auto suspect, which is causing the lockdown.

MORE: Osceola County deputies said they are searching for a grand theft auto suspect at this time, which is causing the Gateway lockdown.

— Spectrum News 13 (@MyNews13) April 17, 2017

Police are currently blocking traffic along Florida’s Turnpike in the same area of Osceola County, reports News 13. 

MORE: Police activity is blocking traffic along Florida's Turnpike in the same area of Osceola County.

— Spectrum News 13 (@MyNews13) April 17, 2017

The following photo was taken with the Sky 13 cam:

PIC: Sky 13 over Gateway High School in Kissimmee:

— Spectrum News 13 (@MyNews13) April 17, 2017


Part of the Florida Turnpike is blocked off because of nearby police activity. According to an Osceola County public information officer, the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect of a stolen vehicle. Three people have been detained; deputies are still in search for a fourth person.

Authorities reportedly used stop sticks to stop the stolen vehicle on the turnpike.

Where did it happen?

Gateway High School located in Kissimmee, Florida was put on lockdown around 4:11 p.m.

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