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Report of man with gun leads to school lockdown

Reported by: Mel Carlock
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Updated: 1/15 3:24 pm
TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) -- One Tupelo school was placed on a partial lockdown Wednesday morning after a call to police about a man with a gun nearby.

Tupelo Police Chief Bart Aguirre says police responded to a call around 9 a.m. at the Main Street and Blair Street intersections.

Officers conducted a search in the area, but were unable to locate anyone.

Milam School officials locked the exterior doors to the building, but students continued to operate a normal schedule while the partial lockdown was in place.

The lockdown ended at 9:45 a.m.
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