Independence High School was taken off perimeter lock down around 1 p.m. Friday.
The lock down started at about 12:30 p.m.
There was a report to police of young people seen near the school with what appeared to be a long gun. Police are checking out the claim, Sgt. Joe Grubbs with Bakersfield Police said
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