Potential gunshots force lockdown of 2 Calgary Board of Education schools

Police are investigating reports of gunshots fired outside Forest Lawn High School that caused minor property damage Thursday, forcing two Calgary Board of Education schools into lockdown.

The incident occurred around 1:45 p.m. Thursday.

According to police, three unknown perpetrators fled the area prior to officers arriving on scene. No injuries were reported.

Police are on now speaking to witnesses and working to determine potential suspect descriptions. 

As a result of this incident, Forest Lawn High School and Ernest Morrow Junior High entered lockdown. Afternoon dismissal was delayed. 

CBE initially said Jack James High School also entered lockdown, but later clarified that was not the case.

In a written statement, the CBE said all students and staff were safe and the lockdown had been lifted. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Calgary Police Service at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers, which takes tips anonymously. 

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