Coachella elementary school placed on lockdown

Valley View Elementary School in the city of Coachella has been placed on lockdown as a precaution after reports of gunshots in the area.

Deputies with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department responded to Valley Road to investigate the reported shots a little before 10:30 am.

The lockdown was enacted as a precautionary measure, according to officials.

Update: The lockdown has been lifted and school let out:

A letter sent out by Valley View Elementary School Principal Zamudio stated that a stray bullet hit the ceiling of a classroom, according to KESQ.  No one was hurt.


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