Shooting near Stanton College Preparatory School triggers lockdown

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded Friday to a shooting near Stanton College Preparatory School, which triggered a lockdown.

Police confirmed two people were shot near 16th Street and Myrtle Avenue and at this time, there is not believed to be any outstanding suspects.

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Duval County Public Schools said Stanton College Preparatory School was on a Code Yellow lockdown and that staff and students were safe. The school district said this means that there is limited movement, but that classroom instruction continues. As a precaution, the school remained on a Code Yellow for the remainder of the school day and were dismissed as normal.

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