Lockdowns lifted after threat called in to Muskegon Co. Airport

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NORTON SHORES, Mich. — A lockdown at the Muskegon County Airport has been lifted after a threatening phone call was made Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Muskegon County Sheriff’s Department, a person called the airport’s business line and said he was in the parking lot with an AK-47 and was going to come into the airport and shoot people.

At this time investigators believe this was a swatting incident.  Nearby Muskegon Christian Schools and several businesses were placed on lockdown as well, according to a release.

No injuries were reported.

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