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Arsenal Technical High School on lockdown for possible armed person, heavy police presence

Additional units are being requested by police to assist with crowd control.

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Update: Authorities suspect that the individual previously present on the school campus has departed from the vicinity and has not been sighted for an extended period.

A report from a 911 caller has indicated a potential incident at 1500 E Michigan St. Though unconfirmed, police are currently investigating the possibility of an armed individual.

Law enforcement officers are coordinating their positions, with some stationed on the north side while others are gaining access through a gate off Oriental to address the situation.

In response to the incident, Arsenal Technical High School has been placed on lockdown as officers conduct a search for the alleged armed individual.

Additional units are being requested by police to assist with crowd control.

As at the time of this report, there has been neither confirmation nor identification of any victims.

No suspects have been identified, and there has been no information immediately released regarding any arrests.

Police ask public to please stay out of the area.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.


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