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Minnesota elementary school locked down while police search for active shooter

FARMINGTON -- Farmington Elementary School was locked down while police were searching for an active shooter around 9:30 a.m. Monday. No officers with the Farmington Police Department were available for comment, but one officer on scene advised c...

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FARMINGTON -- Farmington Elementary School was locked down while police were searching for an active shooter around 9:30 a.m. Monday.

No officers with the Farmington Police Department were available for comment, but one officer on scene advised citizens to stay inside and away from the area.

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At around 9:35 a.m., the Farmington Police Department posted the following message on Facebook: “The police incident in downtown Farmington has been cleared. Some of the schools were put on lockdown as a precaution. There was never any direct threat to the schools.”

Lakeville police were assisting with the search. Anchor Bank was on lockdown as well.

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