Precautionary lockdown lifted at Lawrence schools after shooting


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LAWRENCE, Ind. – Three schools in Lawrence went on lockdown briefly Tuesday afternoon after a nearby shooting.

According to the Lawrence Police Department, a man was shot in the pelvis after an apparent argument. His injuries were not life-threatening, according to Deputy Chief Gary Woodruff. The man went to Eskenazi Hospital.

The shooting happened just before 1 p.m. near East 56th Street and Shadeland Way in Lawrence, after a confrontation at the Marathon gas station.

Those involved are currently in police custody and being questioned.

As a result of the incident, precautionary lockdowns went into effect at Harrison Hill Elementary, Belzer Middle School and Lawrence Central High School. The lockdown has since been lifted.

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