The Buhl Police Department said the Buhl School District was put into a lock out around 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, December 17.

The "lock out status" came after a report of a "gunshot" close to Buhl Middle School and Buhl High School.

After an investigation by the Buhl Police Department and Twin Falls County Sheriff's Department, it was determined there wasn't a threat to students and staff.

In a press release, the Buhl Police Department wanted to thank the school district for being professional and timely in handling the situation to make sure all the students were safe.

The incident is still under investigation.

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