Numerous police agencies respond to the Antioch Community High School Friday afternoon for a report of an “active threat.” | Photo: Max Weingardt

The Antioch Community High School is on lockdown as officers respond to a report of an “active threat” Friday afternoon, officials said.

The Antioch Police Department responded around 1:30 p.m. Friday to the Antioch Community High School, 1133 Main Street in Antioch.

Police received a report of an “active threat” at the high school, Village of Antioch Communication Specialist Jim Moran said.

A source told Lake and McHenry County Scanner that the school received a voicemail of a shooting threat.

Numerous police agencies respond to the Antioch Community High School Friday afternoon for a report of an “active threat.” | Photo: Max Weingardt

The school was placed on lockdown and a large-scale police response involving numerous agencies was sent.

Police also responded to all elementary schools in Antioch out of an abundance of caution, Moran said.

Officers are continuing to search the high school and no immediate threat has been found so far.

Students will be moved from their classrooms to other secure areas of the school and they are expected to be released as usual at 3:15 p.m., Moran said.

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Numerous police agencies respond to the Antioch Community High School Friday afternoon for a report of an “active threat.” | Photo: Max Weingardt

All elementary school students in the village will be dismissed at their normal times.

The Antioch Fire Department also responded to the high school and is standing by, according to fire radio traffic.

Officials are asking parents to not come to the high school due to the incident, and no one is allowed to enter or exit the building while the school is on lockdown.

This is a developing story. Check back later for updates.