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Gunshots lock down Lapwai schools
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The Lapwai School District implemented a district-wide lockdown as a precaution for a few minutes Thursday afternoon after a series of gunshots were heard. Nez Perce Tribal Police officers, Nez Perce County Sheriff's deputies, and officials from the Idaho State Police responded to the area at about 12:36 p.m.

After a search, it was determined that some individuals were target practicing in the area of the water tower and the sound of the shots echoed into the vicinity of the schools. Law enforcement officers urged the individuals to find a better location to target practice.

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