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False report of shooting briefly locks down Hartford school

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Burr School (WFSB file photo) Burr School (WFSB file photo)
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Burr School in Hartford was reported to be in lockdown on Tuesday afternoon after a report of shots being fired nearby, school officials said.

The school was in lockdown at about 2:30 p.m., however it was lifted shortly after.

Hartford school officials said there was no actual shooting and said the school was in a "code yellow" for about 20 minutes.

Eyewitness News has reached out to police for more information.

Last month, the school was placed in a precautionary lockdown after police reported a shooting in the area of Bond Street.

Stay updated with Eyewitness News as more information becomes available.

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