BERKELEY — The school year got off to a rough start Tuesday morning at the Clara B. Worth Elementary School when students were diverted to another building.

Police said they had received a report of an incident involving firearms and someone possibly injured on Dolphin Court around 7:15 a.m.

Although the threat was not directed at the school, the district made the initial decision to send students to Berkeley Township Elementary as a precaution.

Police eventually said the incident was unfounded and no victims or firearms were found. Students were then allowed to return to the Worth school.

The neighborhood is located across the street from the elementary school in the Bayville section.

There will be a higher police presence at schools in the Berkeley Township district on Tuesday.

Dan Alexander is a reporter for New Jersey 101.5. You can reach him at dan.alexander@townsquaremedia.com

Click here to contact an editor about feedback or a correction for this story.

Exciting news for winery enthusiasts in South Jersey

RANKED: Here Are the 63 Smartest Dog Breeds

Does your loyal pup's breed make the list? Read on to see if you'll be bragging to the neighbors about your dog's intellectual prowess the next time you take your fur baby out for a walk. Don't worry: Even if your dog's breed doesn't land on the list, that doesn't mean he's not a good boy--some traits simply can't be measured.

LOOK: 31 breathtaking images from NASA's public library

In 2017, NASA opened the digital doors to its image and video library website, allowing the public to access more than 140,000 images, videos, and audio files. The collection provides unprecedented views of space. Stacker reviewed the collection to select 31 of the most breathtaking images, including the first from the James Webb Space Telescope. Keep reading to see these stunning images, curated with further information about the captured scenes.

More From Cat Country 96.7 /104.1