Lockdown lifted at Lancaster school after gunshots heard nearby

rsouthmayd@heraldonline.comApril 2, 2014 

Erwin Elementary in Lancaster County was placed on lockdown Wednesday morning after gunshots were heard in the area, but the lockdown was lifted a short time later after the area was determined to be safe by law enforcement.

The district wasn't sure where the gunshots came from or what they were related to, but as a precaution, any time gunshots are heard in a residential area like that, schools go on lockdown, said transportation director Bryan Vaughn.

Children will not be allowed outside on the playground until they get the all-clear from law enforcement, but right now, there haven't been any changes to the school's schedule.

Erwin Elementary is on Lostwood Avenue in Lancaster.

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