Report of shots fired put Powhatan schools on lockdown

Report of shots fired put Powhatan schools on lockdown

POWHATAN, VA (WWBT) - Two Powhatan schools were put on lockdown due to reports of shots fired near the South Creek Shopping Center.

A parent sent a message saying Powhatan High School was put on lockdown. The message was sent to parents from the school's principal.

We have just placed the school on a lockdown due to reports from the sheriff's department about gunfire in the general vicinity, but not on school property.

Flat Rock Elementary School was also on lockdown, but it has since been lifted.

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