Alert lifted from three Baltimore County schools, students may leave after officer killed

PERRY HALL, Md. - UPDATE: Baltimore County Public Schools have lifted their alert, meaning students may leave after schools remained on alert through the afternoon following the killing of a Baltimore County Police officer in Perry Hall. No buses will be transporting students home, but parents may come and pick their children up.

Three elementary schools are being held over on alert status after an officer was killed in the line of duty in Perry Hall, the suspect is still at large. 

RELATED: Baltimore County officer dead after shooting in Perry Hall, armed suspect remains at large

Perry Hall Elementary, Seven Oaks Elementary, and Gunpowder Elementary will not be dismissed at this time due to the shooting.

Carney Elementary was on alert status, but Baltimore County Schools tweeted that students are being sent home by bus or being picked up by parents. A parent also called WMAR-2 News and said she is not able to pick up her kid from St. Joseph Fullerton because they are also on alert. 

Baltimore County officials say don't attempt to respond to the school and to call school administrators for further instructions. 

Parents can contact the schools at the numbers below:

  • Seven Oaks Elementary: 410-887-6257
  • Gunpowder Elementary: 410-887-5121
  • Perry Hall Elementary: 410-887-5105
  • Carney Elementary: 410-887-5228
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