Police investigating shooting that initiated lockdowns at 2 elementary schools

Posted at 3:22 PM, May 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-23 13:08:41-04

Police are investigating a shooting that happened at the Lafayette Apartments. The shooting put two nearby schools on lockdown.

Police said that a man was sitting his his car in the parking lot of the apartments when two men come up and started shooting at him and the car. Police said the man then drove out of the parking lot onto 25th St. toward Colcord and crashed into a utility pole. 

His car and other cars in the parking lot were hit by bullets.

Police do not believe anyone was hit in the parking lot, and they believe multiple people were involved.

The schools that were put on lockdown were Providence Heights Elementary and Dean Highlands Elementary. The lockdown was lifted by police after 30 minutes.

The area was shutdown, but is now open. 

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