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PD: 'despondent' man with gun leads to school lockdown in West Haven

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WEST HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

A “despondent” man with a handgun in West Haven caused police to put one school into lockdown on Tuesday morning.

According to police, officers found an armed unidentified man at the town boat ramp off April Street around 11 a.m. Officers “successfully contained and diffused the incident," police said. 

"We thank our community for its patience," West Haven Police Department posted on its Facebook page

No injuries were reported to police.

As a precaution, Savin Rock Community School was placed temporarily into lockdown.

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