Evansville High School calls off lockdown, former student detained
EVANSVILLE—Evansville High School went into lockdown Thursday morning after a former student went to the school to harm a staff member, police said.
Katelyn Nicole Frame, 18, a 2017 Evansville graduate, was taken into custody on charges of disorderly conduct while armed, second-degree recklessly endangering safety and possession of a dangerous weapon on school grounds, according to a news release from the Evansville Police Department.
Frame is also known by the name Kayden Frame.
The former student, later identified as Frame, entered the school with a knife and tried to attack a high school administrator, according to an email from the Evansville School District.
Evansville police responded to the high school shortly before 9 a.m. Thursday to find school staff detaining Frame, according to the release.
Frame did not come into contact with any students, according to the release.
Preliminary investigation indicates that Frame went to the high school to "inflict harm on a member of the school staff," according to the release.
Frame was transported to the Rock County Jail, according to the release. The investigation remains open.