Seven schools placed on modified lockdown

TAMPA - Seven schools are on a modified lockdown as Tampa Police look for a man who fired shots near Edison Elementary.

The reported shooting was not school related.  However, as a precautionary measure, Edison Elementary, Lockhart Elementary, Middleton High, Ferrell Middle, Young Middle, Sanchez Center, and Orange Grove Middle were placed on "lock-in" status.

Police say two men got into an argument near Edison Elementary and one man fired shots at the other.

Tampa Police are searching the area for both men near the school at 1607 E Curtis St.

The shooter took off running away from the area and there is no indication that his bullets hit his intended target.

(© 2016 WTSP)


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