Fight at Blue Ridge causes lockdown


WALLA WALLA – Blue Ridge Elementary went into lockdown today after two adults attending a holiday concert got into an altercation.

Walla Walla Police are investigating the incident that happened about 2 p.m. inside the school, right after the concert when parents were picking up kids, according to district spokesman Mark Higgins.

School officials responded with a red lockdown, where student are locked in their classrooms with teachers; the situation was later reduced to yellow lockdown, where students are not locked in rooms but are also not allowed to roam playgrounds and other areas.

More details are expected to be released as police continue with the investigation.


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