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Police find gun in vehicle in southwest valley high school parking lot

Sierra Vista High School was on a soft lockdown Wednesday morning because of police activity near the school.

Principal Jessica Lovell said in a statement that police stopped a vehicle during the lockdown in the school’s parking lot and found a firearm.

An adult was arrested, and “there was no threat to the school,” Lovell said.

Lovell said students remained in their classrooms and continued learning during the lockdown.

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