Pender County Schools said in a statement, "There has been a reported active shooter situation at Topsail high School".
It is not known if there are students on the premises; Topsail High School's homeroom bell is at 8:20 a.m., the call was placed around 6:30 a.m.
The sheriff's spokesman said law enforcement officers were still searching the campus as a precaution but preliminary reports indicate that it was faulty equipment.
Captain James Rowell told WECT the school remained an "active scene" but that there were no reported injuries as of 7am local time.
The commissioner, identified as George Brown, said the noise that sounded like gunfire may have been a piece of equipment at the school that has been malfunctioning in recent days. Parents should not bring students to these schools, according to Miranda Ferguson, Pender County schools spokesperson.
13 dead including gunman in shooting at California bar
Long was armed with a Glock 21, a.45-caliber pistol created to hold 10 rounds plus one in the chamber, according to the sheriff. Speaking at press conference in the wee hours of Thursday, a sheriff said that around a dozen other people had been injured.
Footage from the scene shows a man swinging a knife at two uniformed officers near a burning auto before he was shot. Police were forced to shoot the man, who continually made stabbing gestures at them, near a burning vehicle .
She repeatedly asked the women if they lived in the apartment complex, as well as whether their "baby daddy" was with them. She then accuses the women of "trying to break into apartments" and "causing problems", the Observer previously reported.
Red Dead Redemption 2 may not be flawless , but its minor shortcomings are like tiny blemishes on a stunningly attractive face. Other users said: "Why can't we do this in real life?" and "I was on the fence about this game, now I know I have to buy it".
This is because the individual pixels have less burden on the darker areas of the screen saving the battery life. There are many Android users, like yours truly, who love the look of Dark Mode even under well lit conditions.
Arsenal fans and spectators have also taken to social media as they reacted to the painful injury suffered by the Gunners' winger. The 27-year-old has overcome serious issues in the past, missing large chunks of his career with knee problems.
He said it is not unusual for Devlin to release juvenile defendants if they have adequate supervision at home . Harris County prosecutors expressed concerns after Judge Glenn Devlin made the decision Wednesday in Houston .
Whitaker wrote. "If he doesn't, then Mueller's investigation will eventually start to look like a political fishing expedition". The new acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker , has a vendetta against those climate investigations into ExxonMobil.
The Magic now improve to 4-6 on the season and will play again on Wednesday night when they face the Detroit Pistons. The Cavs have gone 1-2 under Drew, who didn't want to proceed this season without assurances from the organization.
Federal law stipulates that Mr Mnuchin "shall" turn over the tax returns, and doesn't appear to give him much flexibility. In addition, Lamb has resisted endorsing House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for speaker of the House.
One dead, two injured in Melbourne stabbing rampage
About 6pm , Victoria Police Superintendent David Clayton holds a press conference just metres from where the incident unfolded. A handful of videos and images uploaded to social media appear to show the man attempting to stab police before he is shot.
USA exempts India-backed port in Iran from sanctions
The granting of the waivers and pledges from Saudi Arabia to fill any supply gaps has since led oil prices to hover $75 a barrel. The Trump administration pushed governments to reduce Iranian oil imports to zero with related sanctions.
"Breaking Bad" Movie Is Reportedly Filming This Month
Gilligan's project will help the television network keep its reputation as one of the most respected showrunners in the industry. There are certain limitations on continuing their stories from the show, as anyone who watched Breaking Bad no doubt realizes.