Gunshots prompt lock-down at Merizo Martyrs Elementary School

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Guam – At 10:37 this morning, officials at the Merizo Martyrs Elementary School initiated a lockdown of the campus. The procedure was initiated as several gunshots were heard behind the campus. GDOE officials contacted the Guam Police Department to respond to the incident. Shortly before noon, GPD  cleared the campus at approximately 11:16 A.M.

According to GDOE Public Information Officer, Isa Baza, the gunshots heard turned out to be individuals shooting at a target towards the mountain. These individuals were within the legal distance from the school.