CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) – Carlsbad Police responded to rumors circulating over social media about a possible shooting at Carlsbad High School on Tuesday. According to the City of Carlsbad Facebook page, Carlsbad Police and Eddy County Sheriff’s deputies searched the school and found no evidence of an active threat.

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Officials believe it was a result of rumors spread over social media. A shelter in place was issued, but the all-clear has been given. Carlsbad Police Department and Eddy County Sheriff’s Department are still investigating the incident.