Five Evergreen schools locked down

first_imgFive Evergreen Public Schools campuses were locked down as a precaution Thursday, which meant people were prohibited from coming and going on campus.Vancouver police told the district shortly after 11 a.m. to close the doors at Burton Elementary School, the Early Childhood Center, Cascade Middle School and Legacy and Evergreen high schools. The lockdown was lifted at about noon.Police had received a report of shots fired and young males running in the area of Northeast 136th Avenue and Northeast 28th Street.Kim Kapp, a police spokeswoman, said a police dog searched the area. There were no reports of injuries and no victims were located. Police found no shell casings to indicate shots were fired.Kapp said it’s routine to put schools in lockdown while a K-9 unit is active nearby.last_img

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