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Brief lockdown lifted at Aberdeen school

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An Aberdeen school was placed on a precautionary lockdown Friday.

Posted: Feb 8, 2019 1:33 PM

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - An Aberdeen school was placed on a precautionary lockdown Friday.

Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell said a school resource officer at Belle-Shivers School reported hearing possible gunfire in the area at approximately 11:30 a.m.

Officers secured the campus and did not find any evidence of a gun or weapon.

The lockdown lasted approximately 20 to 30 minutes, the sheriff said.

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