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Town of Tyngsborough, MA Police Department
Monday December 9th, 2013 :: 01:17 p.m. EST


Soft lockdown at Tyngsborough Elementary School School - All is safe and the school is now open

Good Afternoon Everyone,

Please be advised that at approximately 11:28 a.m. it was reported by parents to school administration that gunshots were heard in the area of Tyngsborough Elementary School. Tyngsborough Police Department and the school instituted a soft lock down which means all entry and exit from the building was supervised and subsequently locked. At 11:32 a.m., there was an assigned police presence at TES. At 11:50 a.m. the school was notified by the Tyngsborough Police Department the source of the gunshots was determined to be hunters in a nearby conservation area, they are legally hunting.

We would like to thank the Tyngsborough Schools for their quick response and for following protocols established with the Police Department.

Town of Tyngsborough, MA Police Department
20 Westford Rd
Tyngsborough, MA 01879

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 978-649-7504

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