Nearby shooting prompts Lawtey Elementary School secured status, police say

School now being returned to normal activity

Nearby shooting prompts Lawtey Elementary School secured status, police say

LAWTEY, Fla. — A shooting has been reported at 23346 NW CR 200A in Lawtey, Fla., according to the Baker County Sheriff's Office.

Lawtey Elementary was temporarily on a secured status with extra deputies on campus due to how close the shooting was to the school. The school is being returned to normal activity at this time, BCSO says.

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BCSO Deputies are on the scene of a shooting that just occurred in the area of 23346 NW CR 200A Lawtey, FL. An adult...

Posted by Sheriff Gordon Smith - Bradford County Sheriff on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

A woman was transported to a Gainesville area hospital in serious condition, but is expected to survive.

Subjects of interest are being questioned by detectives at this time, police say.

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