Police Converge on Local School, Student Leaves in Handcuffs

By: Eyewitness News; Lanetra Bennett Email
By: Eyewitness News; Lanetra Bennett Email

Tallahassee, FL -The Leon County Sheriff's Office says the incident at Capital City High School this morning was a "disturbance between students." An LCSO spokesperson says as the disturbance was being broken up, a student was arrested for shoving a deputy.

The U.S. Marshals were on the scene. LCSO says the marshals were there as backup.

The name of the student has not been released.

A call to the school's support center has not been returned.


Tallahassee, FL - Just before noon, Leon County Sheriff's deputies swarmed Capital City High School, a public charter school in Tallahassee, located on Adams Street . Bystanders report that it appeared to be a huge fight. Bystanders also report that what looked to be around 200 people were outside the school as the incident was being investigated. One girl was handcuffed and placed in a Leon County's Sheriff's deputy's car.

WCTV will bring you more information as it becomes available.


Tallahassee, FL - Police have converged on Capital City High on North Adams Street this afternoon. One witness says it appears the school has been evacuated. The witness also noted a man in handcuffs at the scene.

WCTV will bring you more details as they become available.

Tune in to WCTV Eyewitness News at Noon as we bring you the latest on this story.


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