Mobile County

Shots fired near Prichard Preparatory

PRICHARD, Ala. (WKRG) - A school in Prichard went on lockdown after school officials heard gunshots from behind the school Friday afternoon. 

According to Prichard Police, the school official heard gunshots from behind the school in a nearby area, and she told the principal of Prichard Preparatory. The principal called the police and they investigated the area and the school went into lockdown.

After investigating and interviewing people, Prichard Police discovered that no one was hurt and there was no threat to the public, according to police. 

Police say the lockdown was lifted shortly after. School and police followed all protocols in the situation. 

Mobile County

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Northwest Florida