Lockdown ordered at Northwest High School after BB gun assault

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Officers from IPS Police and the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department have caught three people involved in a BB gun shooting that prompted the school to issue a lockdown order.

Around 10 a.m. Wednesday, police received a report that three people were chasing someone with a gun across the street near Northwest High School. Construction workers saw it happen and reported it to IPS police. The school went on lockdown as a precaution, but the district said no one inside the school was in any danger.

The person being chased reported being hit by what felt like BB pellets and had four welts and some bleeding. The victim’s parents have been notified.

Police have apprehended three people involved in the shooting and recovered two BB guns linked to the incident. The school district said the investigation is ongoing.

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