UPDATE 11/6 4:45 p.m.

The Belgrade Police Department indicates that extra patrols will be around schools within the city limits on Wednesday.

Schools in Belgrade are expected to resume normal schedules on Wednesday despite Tuesday's shelter in place order.

Police are still working on identifying a suspect connected to the stolen hand gun.

Authorities say that the gun was stolen from a car owned by a citizen who lives near the school and that the gun did not belong to anyone associated with Belgrade schools.

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Original Report 11/6 2:15 p.m.

On Tuesday, the Belgrade School District released an advisory that all schools within the city limits are in a shelter in place.

The shelter in place is being advised because authorities suspect that a handgun was stolen from a vehicle near Belgrade High School.

Authorities are canvassing the area looking for a suspect. Law enforcement is at all Belgrade schools as a precautionary measure.

Parents will be allowed to pick up their students at the end of the school day.

Authorities will be present at all schools during release at the end of the day.

Listen to Belgrade Schools Superintendent Godfrey Saunders address the situation:

Voting will continue as scheduled at nearby Belgrade Special Events Center.

Dave Wooten