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Shots fired by nearby squirrel hunters cause St. Martinville schools to go on lock down

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Posted at 8:05 AM, May 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-07 10:07:13-04

Shots fired from squirrel hunters in St. Martinville caused two schools to be temporarily placed on lock down Friday morning.

Schools Superintendent Allen Blanchard says that St. Martinville Sr. High and St. Martinville Primary were placed on lock down after shots were heard near the schools on Main Street.

The St. Martinville Police Department investigated the incident and learned that the shots heard by those in the area were from nearby squirrel hunters.

Blanchard says the all clear has been given by law enforcement and the schools are no longer on lock down.

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