Gunshots force elementary school lockdown

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A Baton Rouge elementary school was locked down after shots were fired near it Wednesday.

Students at Park Elementary on Fuqua Street were kept indoors while police searched for the gunman. Several casings were found in the street near the school.

The school was on a half-day schedule. The students were released to their parents around 1 p.m.

The Baton Rouge Police Department is still trying to determine who fired the gun.

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