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Lockdown lifted at Barrington Middle, Stowers Elementary schools in Hillsborough County

The two schools were placed on lockdown after someone reported hearing a gunshot. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said no threat was found.
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Published Feb. 12
Updated Feb. 12

LITHIA — Deputies investigating a report Wednesday of a gunshot being heard at Barrington Middle School say they have found no threat.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said the lockdowns at both Barrington Middle and Stowers Elementary School were lifted.

The Sheriff’s Office announced that the middle school was placed on lockdown at about 3 p.m. Deputies checked the buildings on campus and fond nothing, the agency said.

The lockdown has since been lifted and students at Barrington Middle and Stowers Elementary were dismissed as usual.

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