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Lawton elementary school placed on lockdown after employee reports hearing gunshots

LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Whittier Elementary went on lockdown for about 10 minutes today after a teacher heard a gunshot while she and some students were on the playground.

Lawton police say around the same time a man called dispatch saying a woman fired the shot and she was fine before hanging up. Police responded to the 1200 block of Oak Ave but never found the woman.

They determined there was no threat to the school and gave the all-clear.

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