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Precautionary Lock Down Lifted For John Early Middle School

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The precautionary lock down for John Early Middle School has been lifted.

Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department were called out to search for a possible gunman near the school around 3:45 p.m. Monday, after shots were fired on a side street adjacent to the school. The school is located on 1000 Cass Street in Nashville.

Police said students are being dismissed, while the search continues for the suspected gunman.

According to investigators, a food delivery man was shot at when he got out of his car. Communications Specialist, Joe Bass, with Metro Nashville Public Schools emphasized there was no immediate threat but the school was locked down while police searched the area.

No one was injured in the shooting.

There were no other details immediately available.

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