A teenage boy has allegedly opened fire at a private school, sending both students and a nearby day care centre into lockdown.

Emergency services were called to a ‘firearm incident’ at Atlantis Beach Baptist College in Two Rocks in Perth‘s north shortly before midday on Wednesday. 

A boy, 15, was taken into custody by police after allegedly shooting a gun in the school carpark.

Police have confirmed Atlantis Beach Baptist College is currently in lockdown. 

‘It is understood a 15-year-old boy attended the school and discharged a firearm in the carpark,’ a West Australian police statement read.

‘Police remain at the scene and will continue to liaise with the school in relation to this incident.’

A WA Police spokeswoman told Daily Mail Australia there are currently no reports of injuries and that it was an ‘ongoing incident.’

It’s understood nearby businesses including a daycare also  went into lockdown following the incident.

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