School on brief lockdown after shooting in Hampton neighborhood

School on brief lockdown after shooting in Hampton neighborhood

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School on brief lockdown after shooting in Hampton neighborhood

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on February 6, 2013 at 2:50 PM

Updated Friday, Nov 1 at 12:42 AM

HAMPTON - An afternoon shooting in a Hampton neighborhood put a nearby school on lockdown for a short period of time.

Police responded to Big Bethel Road and W. Lewis Road around 12:40 p.m. and found a man who'd been shot in the shoulder. Crime tape was put up around the scene for the investigation.

Officers say the person, who hasn't been identified, should recover.

Meantime, as a precaution, Aberdeen Elementary School on Aberdeen Road was put on lockdown.  It has been lifted and students will dismiss on schedule, police stated.

Police are working to determine the circumstances of the shooting and have no suspect informatio to release.

 

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