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5 Richmond schools briefly locked down

Wednesday - 10/9/2013, 4:20pm  ET

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Five Richmond schools were briefly locked down after a nearby shooting.

Police say a 17-year-old boy was shot and wounded Wednesday in the city's East End. His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Police ordered the lockdown of Armstrong High School, Franklin Military Academy and Fairfield Court, Woodville and George Mason elementary schools after the 10:42 a.m. shooting. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1hCF1cF ) that the lockdowns had been lifted by 11:20 a.m.

No one was immediately arrested.

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Information from: Richmond Times-Dispatch, http://www.timesdispatch.com


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