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Gunshots lead to soft lockdown at middle school in Aiken

Schofield Middle School, Aiken
Schofield Middle School, Aiken(WRDW)
Published: May. 27, 2022 at 3:10 PM EDT
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AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Schofield Middle School was on a soft lockdown for a time Friday afternoon due to a public safety issue.

According to an Aiken County School District spokesman, the school was on soft lockdown due to a report of gunshots at a nearby housing complex.

The soft lockdown had been lifted by 3 p.m.

The Aiken Department of Public Safety said the gunshots struck a dog, which was taken to a local veterinarian for treatment.

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