Philly school lockdown over after woman’s arrest

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say a woman has been arrested and a lockdown is over after a group of students reported someone pointed a shotgun at them on their way to school.

Investigators say it happened as the students were walking to school in the city’s Feltonville section Thursday morning. The students told a teacher someone had pointed a gun at them and the teacher then notified police around 8:50 a.m.

Feltonville School of Arts and Sciences and Barton Elementary School were then locked down as police searched for a suspect in a nearby residence. Officer Jillian Russell, a police spokeswoman, says a woman was arrested around 11:15 a.m. and that the schools are no longer locked down.

No injuries were reported. The name of the suspect was not released.

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