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Elkhart school on lockdown after reported sound of gunshot

Posted on March 20, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on March 20, 2013 at 3:48 p.m.

ELKHART — An Elkhart school was on lockdown for a few minutes Wednesday afternoon, March 20, while police searched the area where the sound of a gunshot was reported.

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School was on lockdown shortly after dispatch received a call from a resident saying they heard a sound of a gunshot. The call was placed around 3:04 p.m. according to dispatch.

Only one person reported hearing the gunshot, according to dispatch. Police cleared the area around 3:16 p.m. after not finding anything. The school lifted the lockdown soon after police gave the all-clear.