2:00pm–#Bridgeport CT–A hoax call from a student inside Blackham School located on Thorme Street put the school on lockdown. The caller on a 911 only phone called 911 that there was shots fired in room 119. A school resource officer arrived within seconds and immediately went to room 119 to find no incident inside he school. About 20 police officers along with EMS were dispatched to the school as a precaution. A large group of children playing outside for recess were ushered by police to a different city street until the scene was cleared. The police did locate the phone and student who made the false call. Police remain on scene investigating.

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

Leave a Reply