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Wyoming school district implements lockdown after report of shots fired nearby

Posted at 12:43 PM, Oct 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-15 18:09:33-04

WYOMING, Mich. — A school district in Wyoming implemented a lockdown today after a report of shots fired in the area.

Godfrey-Lee Public Schools activated the measure at around 11 a.m. "as a matter of caution" following the reported incident in the area of Burton Street Southwest and Johanna Avenue Southwest, according to the Wyoming Police Department and Godfrey-Lee Public Schools this afternoon.

All schools in the district went into a shelter-in-place lockdown, the district said. The lockdown was lifted at 11:45 a.m.

Officers responded to the area at around 11 a.m. No one was injured, and no suspects have been identified.

Police are investigating the incident.

"There was no threat to school facilities or students, and there is no reason to believe the school or its students have any connection to the incident," the police and district said in a joint statement.