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Overbrook High School in West Philadelphia

October 18, 2017

Report: Lockdown lifted at Philly high school; no evidence of gunshots

A lockdown has been lifted at Overbrook High School after a teacher reported hearing a gunshot, according to media reports.

The school was placed on lockdown around 9:30 a.m. 

According to NBC10, a teacher claimed to hear a shot, while a student reported seeing a classmate with a gun run away from the school on Lancaster Avenue.

Police found no evidence of gunshots, and the lockdown was lifted around 10:20 a.m., 6ABC reports