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Police Standoff At Trumbull Apartment Puts Fairchild Wheeler On Lockdown

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UPDATE : The police standoff at the apartment was the result of a fake 911 call. Click here for an updated story on the standoff from Daily Voice. And click here for a story on an arrest in the case from Daily Voice.

Original story:

BRIDGEPORT, Conn — Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet High School was in lockdown Wednesday afternoon because of a police standoff in a nearby apartment, the Connecticut Post said.

Officers blocked roads near the magnet high school at about 2 p.m. and allowed only buses onto the campus for dismissal, the Post said.

A suspect was barricaded at Avalon Gates on Old Town Road in Trumbull as of 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, with officers responding from both Bridgeport and Trumbull, the Post said.

Click here for the story at the Connecticut Post.

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