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Shooting puts 5 Lakeland on high alert

Posted at 12:18 PM, Mar 08, 2016

Lakeland police are searching for a shooting suspect near the intersection of Lincoln and Ariana Street.

One person was shot and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, according to police.

Due to proximity to the shooting, Lakeland Christian School was put on lockdown while police conducted their search.

Four Polk County public schools were placed on heightened security, including Southwest Elementary, Dixieland Elementary and Blake Academy.

All schools have resumed normal operations.

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