Sulphur Springs K-8 lockout lifted after bullets hit vehicles nearby

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Police are investigating an incident that put a Tampa elementary school on lockout Monday morning.

Officers responded to reports of gunfire in the 8600 block of North 11th Street and found two vehicles that were struck by bullets nearby. No injuries were reported.

Police are looking for the drivers of two SUVs that were seen in the area around the time of the shooting. Detectives are asking those with information to call them at 813-231-6130.

Hillsborough County Public Schools spokeswoman Erin Maloney confirmed Sulphur Springs K-8 Community School, 8412 N. 13th Street, was placed on lockout status, meaning no one is allowed on the campus until further notice.

Maloney said everything inside the building was normal, and no other schools were affected by the incident.


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