Shots fired outside Detroit school

School placed on lock down, no injuries reported


DETROIT --

Detroit police were searching Wednesday for the person who fired shots outside Westside Christian Academy.

Police said a young man went into the school on Bramell Street looking for a senior student, of which is has a child with, but was turned away when the school said the student was absent.

Police said the man then went outside of the school and fired several shots into the air.

No one was hurt.

The school was put on lock down as a precaution, but parents were allowed to pick up their students.

Principal Daryl Ounanian said the K through 12 school has been open for 17 years and has never had anything happen like Wednesday's incident.

He said the shooter is not a student at the school.

Police said they know the identity of the shooter and were continuing to try to locate him.

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