NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH) — The New London High School Multi-Magnet Campus was placed in a brief lockdown on Thursday while police investigated reports of shots fired in the area.
New London police received a report around 11:15 a.m. of four juveniles shooting off a gun in a parking lot near an apartment complex on 80 Ledge Rd., less than a mile from the campus. Officers did not find any victims at the scene. The investigation remains active.
Police said the New London High School Multi-Magnet Campus was initially placed in lockdown and then in secure mode out of an abundance of caution.
Secure mode protocols were lifted at 12:30 p.m., police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call New London police at 860-447-1481. Anonymous tips can be submitted by texting NLPDTip plus the information to Tip411 (847411).