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Pa. school locked down after gunshot on playground

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LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) - Police in Lancaster are looking for the person who fired a gun at an elementary school playground.

Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School was locked down for about 20 minutes after the shot was fired around 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Investigators said a tipster reported seeing two men running away after the shot was fired. Officers found one spent shell casing at the playground.

Lancaster police Sgt. Bill Hickey said no children were on the playground at the time of the shooting and no property was damaged.

Authorities are urging anyone with information about the incident to contact Lancaster police.

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