The Litchfield Police Department releases the following information. At this time, this is all information able to be released due to an ongoing investigation.
On May 30, 2018, at approximately 8:40 a.m., two pieces of ammunition were found in the men's bathroom in the high school. The high school immediately enacted their protocol for this situation for the safety of the students. The students were taken to a safe location and parents were contacted. Even though these events can be chaotic, pick up locations were identified and as much information as possible was released to the parents as soon as possible. Law Enforcement agencies who assisted Litchfield Police Department were the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, Illinois State Police, ILEAS Swat Team, Illinois Secretary of State Police, and the Nokomis Police Department. Litchfield Fire and Ambulance were not on scene but they were staged if their need arose. Due to an ongoing investigation as well as dealing with juveniles this is all the information able to be released at this time.