Police: Reported gunfire briefly shuts down South Norwalk School

Norwalk police said a report of gunshots Monday afternoon led authorities to place the South Norwalk School under lockout briefly. Norwalk Police /...

September 14, 2022
4:28 AM

Norwalk police said a report of gunshots Monday afternoon led authorities to place the South Norwalk School under lockout briefly. Norwalk Police / Contributed Photo /NORWALK — Police are investigating after reported gunshots were heard, sending the South Norwalk School briefly into lock-out mode Monday afternoon. Around 4 p.m. Monday, Norwalk police said they received a report of "what sounded like shots fired" near the school. "Officers responded, and out of an abundance of caution, asked the school to go into lock-out status for a short period of time while the area was checked," Norwalk Police Lt.

Peter Yankowski