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Lockdown lifted at elementary school after report of possible gunman in woods

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A lockdown has been lifted at an elementary school in north Charlotte after a school employee spotted a possible gunman in the woods.

David Cox Road Elementary School went on lockdown at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday morning, according to a spokeswoman for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools.  The lockdown was lifted around 12:15 p.m.

The Charlotte-Mecklenurg Police Department says it is investigating a report of a possible armed person in the woods near the school along David Cox Road.

CMS says the custodian spotted what he thought was a person in the woods near the school with a gun.

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