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Schools on lockdown, residents told to stay indoors after shots fired in New Orleans neighborhood
NEW ORLEANS - A situation in New Orleans' Lakeview neighborhood has caused four schools to go into lockdown and prompted police to warn all residents in the area.
WWL-TV reports a massive police perimeter was set up in the area around 9:30 a.m.. New Orleans Police said the situation stemmed from the attempted arrests of three suspects caught burglarizing a vehicle.
Large police presence in Lakeview as officers respond to a call for back-up. Reports show an officer tried to arrest 3 people burglarizing a car. Next part is unofficial, but police sources say an officer fired at a suspect when the suspect tried to run that officer over. @WWLTV pic.twitter.com/yxQe8Xx1nk— Meghan Kee (@MeghanKeeWWL) January 7, 2020
The station says officers fired shots at the suspects when they charged police in a vehicle. No injuries were reported.
One person has been taken into custody at this time. Several roads have been blocked off in the area in an attempt to capture the remaining suspects.
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