Homestead Elementary On Lockdown After Suspects Run Inside After Police Chase

Leisure City K-8 Center, an elementary and middle school in Homestead, is on lockdown after a police chase ended nearby and a group of suspects ran into the school to escape police. Details on the situation are foggy at the moment, but police have set up a perimeter around the school.

The school, located at 14950 Southwest 288th Street, was placed on lockdown at about 10:30 a.m.

Police have not released exactly how many suspects they believe to be inside, nor what caused the police chase to begin with.

Riptide will have more information as it becomes available.

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