Tuesday, September 6, 2016

UPDATE: Lockdown of Tamaqua Schools Lifted After Police Incident

Just before 9:00am, Tamaqua Schools went into lockdown due to a police incident in the borough.


Early reports were that there were shots fired in the area of Spruce and Cherry Streets.

Please use caution and stay clear of police units and activity.

UPDATE(10:30AM) - The lockdown on Tamaqua Schools has been lifted.

According to the Times News, the reported shooting took place around 8:15am when a heavyset black man wearing a mask fired a shot at another man

The suspect has not been caught, an active search was called off just before 10:00am.

Story from the Times News

We will continue to update you as this story develops.