Hartford school locked down for a brief period - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Hartford school locked down for a brief period

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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Alfred E. Burr Elementary School in Hartford was locked down Thursday afternoon.

The school, located on Wethersfield Avenue, was locked down around 1 p.m.

School officials thought they heard shots fired, but it was actually a vehicle backfiring, police said.

The lockdown was lifted after about 25 minutes.

No other information was released.

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