Active shooter alert at Seymour school a false alarm

The Seymour Sixth Grade Center was placed under an active shooter scenario Wednesday following a false alarm.

“The Tribune” in Seymour is reporting that officers were called to the school at 1000 S. Poplar St., around 3 p.m. on an active shooter alarm.

Superintendent Brandon Harpe told the paper that the school was not under a threat, but that one of the multiple alarms activated. Police and the school are investigating whether the system malfunctioned or if it was set off intentionally or by mistake.

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