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UPDATED: Lockdown Lifted: Hartford Schools, Daycare; ' Area Clear'

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The Fairfield Ave neighborhood where Hartford Police are seeking a shooter. The Fairfield Ave neighborhood where Hartford Police are seeking a shooter.
The Fairfield Ave neighborhood where Hartford Police are seeking a shooter. Photo Credit: Copyright 2020 Google Maps

Hartford Police have lifted a lockdown on two city schools and one daycare.

The Hyland Daycare, Bellizzi Middle School, and Kennelly School were put on lockdown at around 11:45 am., Friday, Sept. 18.

At around 1:30 p.m., the Hartford Police said the lockdown had been lifted and that the area is "clear." There were no other elaborations on the situation.

Lockdowns at the schools and daycare were put into place police while police investigated a reported shooting at 275 Fairfield Ave., police said.

Lockdowns are precautionary, police said on Twitter.

“Erring on side of caution. Officer on directed patrols in the school vicinities,” Hartford Police tweeted.

The E.B. Kennelly School is on White Street. 

Bellizzi Middle School is on South Street.

Hyland Daycare is on New Britain Avenue. 

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