A Northeast Philadelphia middle school was placed on lockdown following the report of a shooting.
Philadelphia Police say a 911 call was placed around 2 p.m. on Monday to report a shooting inside the Warren G. Harding Middle School at 4900 Torresdale Avenue.
Officers responded to the scene and swept the building, but did not find any evidence of a shooting, police said.
The school was placed on lockdown as police investigated the incident.
Police say the emergency call was placed from outside the building.
Harding Middle School is a public school that teaches grades 6 through 8 to 590 students, according to School District of Philadelphia data.
Police continue to investigate the incident.
This is the second major incident to take place at a district school on Monday. Earlier, up to a dozen students were arrested at Overbook High School following a brawl. A school nurse was also hurt in the fight.