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October 21, 2017

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School locked down as police investigate report of gunshots in area

Peterson Elementary School

Reports of shots being fired near Peterson Elementary School caused it to go on lockdown for nearly an hour today.

Metro Police responded about 9:15 a.m. to calls about gunshots being fired near Cambridge Street and Twain Avenue. Peterson, 3650 S. Cambridge St., went on lockdown from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., while police searched the area for the source of the gunshots.

There were no reported victims in alleged shooting, Officer Larry Hadfield said. Police are investigating the incident.

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