Shooting "hoax" locks down 2 Upper Chichester schools
UPPER CHICHESTER, Pa. - June 13, 2013 (WPVI) -- Two schools in Upper Chichester were placed in lockdown following a report of a shooting that officials now call a "hoax."
It was shortly after 9:00 a.m. that Delaware County authorities received a call concerning a male being shot inside Hilltop Elementary School in the 900 block of Meetinghouse Road.
Police responded to the scene.
As a precaution, Hilltop Elementary and Chichester Middle School was locked down.
After an investigation, the Delaware County District Attorney's Office is calling the incident a "hoax."
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