Shots fired near middle school in El Dorado, Arkansas

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EL DORADO, Ark. – (KTVE) Police in El Dorado, AR are investigating shots fired near Washington Middle School. A teacher at the school tells NBC 10 that the school went on lockdown after shots were fired near the school. 

School administrators told police an incident just off campus. They heard shots fired, and went on lockdown and called police. At this time, school leaders say all students are accounted for. As of 2:35 p.m. school leaders still have the students inside the school, and they will be slowly released to parents this afternoon in small groups.

NBC 10 has a crew on the way to the scene and we will have more as details become available.

Brittany M. Williams, with the El Dorado News-Times, did a Facebook Live from the school shortly after police arrived.

Taurean Brogdon, who lives nearby, provided several pictures of the scene around the school to NBC 10.

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