Buffalo Elementary School Locked Down After Reports of Gunman

Published:4:38 pm EDT, February 6, 2014| Updated:5:11 pm EDT, February 6, 2014|
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Harvey Austin Elementary school in Buffalo, New York underwent a brief lockdown scare after reports of a gunman on campus came in to local police. After an initial search of the grounds, nothing was found.

Here's what you need to know:


1. 20 Cop Cars Responded to the Scene

Police responded to the scene and the school was locked down with students inside. A SWAT team and police chopper also responded to the school, reports WIVB.


2. Nobody Was Been Hurt

We have no reports of shots fired or any injuries.


3. The 911 Call Came After 4 P.M.

Someone contacted Buffalo PD with a report of a gunman in the area of the school, which is located on Sycamore street in Buffalo, New York.


4. Parents Tried Force There Way Into the School

Anxious and worried parents were reported to be attempting to enter the school and were blocked off by police.


5. The Might Be a 'False Alarm'

Buffalo School Board President Barbara Seals Nevergold confirmed the report but that it might be a "false alarm," reports The Buffalo News.

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