Middle School in Escondido Locked Down After Gunshots Heard

Administrators placed Mission Middle School on lockdown Thursday afternoon as Escondido Police investigate gunshots heard in the area.

As a precaution, the lockdown was ordered at about 1:30 p.m. for the school, located at 939 E. Mission Avenue.

Officers have taken at least one person into custody.

After about 15 minutes, police released the school from lockdown.

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