5 Richmond Area Schools on Lockdown in Va. After Shooting Nearby: Report

By Tara MacIsaac
Tara MacIsaac
Tara MacIsaac
Tara MacIsaac is an editor and reporter who has worked on a variety of topics over the course of her ten years with The Epoch Times, including science, the environment, and local New York news. She is currently working with The Epoch Times edition based in Southern California.
October 9, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

UPDATE: The lockdown placed on five Richmond, Va., schools this morning has been lifted

Original story:

After a nearby shooting, five Richmond-area schools are on lockdown, including Armstrong High School and Franklin Military Academy, as well as Fairfield Court, Woodville, and George Mason elementary schools, reports the Times Dispatch

The shooting was reported at 10:42 a.m. in the 1700 block of North 29th Street, according to the Times Dispatch. A male was reportedly shot and driven to VCU Medical Center. 

More to come.

Tara MacIsaac is an editor and reporter who has worked on a variety of topics over the course of her ten years with The Epoch Times, including science, the environment, and local New York news. She is currently working with The Epoch Times edition based in Southern California.