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Target practice by three individuals causes school lockdowns

4 years 7 months 3 weeks ago Saturday, April 18 2015 Apr 18, 2015 April 18, 2015 11:31 AM April 18, 2015 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Caroline McDougall

DEQUINCY, La. - Target practice by two juveniles and an adult behind a DeQuincy apartment building led to lockdowns at two nearby schools.

Police Chief Mike Suchanek says police heard gunshots about 11:20 a.m. Friday.

He says the officers arrested two people who had been shooting a 9mm handgun, and called a lockdown because the third ran away.

Suchanek says that the third person was arrested about 15 minutes later, and the lockdown lasted less than an hour.

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