UPDATE 12:15pm - The lockdown at B.M.C Durfee has been lifted. The school day resumed as scheduled shortly before noon after a search of the school by law enforcement.

The lockdown was prompted by a social media post that purported to show a possible student holding a gun.

Officials say the school was searched and no weapon was found.

Original Story 11:47am - B.M.C Durfee High School in Fall River is in lockdown status after an alarming post through a popular social media app.

School officials tell WBSM News the school is on lockdown this hour.

 It's not known if the pictured weapon is an actual firearm or a replica/BB gun.

Fall River Police and school officials are investigating the alleged threat.

We'll have more information as it becomes available.

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