Shots Fired Near Ferrel Middle School Tampa

Several Tampa schools are on lockdown as police search for an armed suspect at 26th Street and East Chelsea Street.

There were reports of shots fired in the area of Ferrell Middle School around 3:30 p.m.

Ferrell Middle went on lockdown. Additional schools in the area are also on lockdown.

Full lockdown: Middleton High School Ferrel Middle School, Lomax Elementary School

Modified lockdown: Potter Elementary, Lockhart Elementary School and Young Middle School

No children will be released from the schools while the search is active.

So far, it does not appear anyone was injured.


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