This morning, local authorities received a call about an active shooter at Cartersville High School.

The school immediately enacted lockdown procedures.

Local law enforcement has responded quickly and is on campus now, ensuring the safety of the school.

Fake 911 calls regarding schools have been made across Georgia this morning.

Police have given the school the all clear.

We will update you with more information.

Governor Brian Kemp announced that a cruel hoax caused school security across the state to be put the test Wednesday morning.

Law enforcement immediately sprang into action, and he thanked every law enforcement entity involved in Wednesday’s emergency responses.

Kemp says the state will go after and prosecute the criminals who orchestrated these hoaxes to the fullest extent of the law and that the FBI is actively investigating.