Meadville Elementary School Placed On Lockdown After Perceived Gunshot Is Heard

January 16, 2014
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An elementary school in Meadville was placed on lockdown for nearly a half-hour on Wednesday afternoon following the report of a gunshot thought to have originated near a restaurant in the neighborhood.

The city’s First District Elementary School was locked down while a search was made of businesses and residences on the 700-block of North Main Street.  Meadville Medical Center facilities on Liberty and Grove Streets were also locked down.  Police officials turned up nothing suspicious.

The incident was reported around 2:00 PM Wednesday.  Police say they returned to normal duties before 2:30 PM.

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