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Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Shots Fired Leads To Lockdown At Elementary School Today In Rockford


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Where: Conklin Elementary School area (3003 Halsted Rd)
When: approximately 1:30 this afternoon 

Brief synopsis of what may have happened:

Reports of multiple shots fired around 1:30 this afternoon prompted Conklin Elementary School to go on a brief lockdown.

The gunshots were reported to be coming from the area of Sitka Lane, Sablewood Drive and also in the 3200 block of Searles Avenue.

There are no reports of anyone injured that we are aware of at this time.

The Rockford Police Department did respond to these shots fired calls and are currently investigating this incident.

We will update if police release further information.

Per RPS 205:

Conklin Elementary School was briefly on lockdown as a precaution because of nearby police activity. Students and staff remain safe, and the lockdown is lifted. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

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