Sligo Middle School Placed on Lockdown and Shelter-in-Place Friday Afternoon

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Sligo Middle School in Silver Spring was placed on lockdown and a shelter-place-in place on Friday, February 9th due to police activity.

Sligo Middle School Principal Peter Crable sent the following message to the Sligo community:
“Sligo Middle School was put in a lockdown and shelter-in-place due to a potential threat in the community. All students and staff were safe and secure in their locations. The lockdown was lifted at 2 pm and the police have deemed the area around the school safe. We are currently in a shelter-in place. Staff and students have resumed instruction as we wait for additional instructions from the authorities. Parents anc caregivers may now pick up students.”

According to public safety reporter Cordell Pugh, police were responding to a nearby call of shots fired.

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