Police arrest man blamed for Kirby HS lockdown - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Police arrest man blamed for Kirby HS lockdown

Kirby High School (Source: WMC Action News 5) Kirby High School (Source: WMC Action News 5)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

The man who forced a lockdown at Kirby High School is now in custody, according to Memphis Police Department.

MPD arrested Quntiel Branch for possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture.

Investigators said Branch ran into Kirby High School on September 1 as he tried to escape police officers.

The school went on lockdown, but no students were injured.

Branch was arrested at 1:37 p.m. Tuesday. Details on his case have not been released at this time.

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