School placed on ‘secure’ status after reports of armed person at nearby park

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — University High School was placed on a secure status Friday afternoon after reports of an armed person at a nearby park.


The Orange County Sheriff’s Office told Channel 9 that it received reports of a person brandishing a weapon at Jay Blanchard Park on Dean Road.

The agency said that person ran off and deputies have a person secured.

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No shots were fired and no one was injured.

Orange County Public Schools told Channel 9 that the police activity was unrelated to the school and that students were safe.

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Jason Kelly

Jason Kelly, WFTV.com

Jason Kelly joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2014. He serves as the station's Digital Executive Producer.