Scare prompts lockout at Bridgeport school

Officials say a report of a man with a gun prompted a lockout at Bullard-Havens Technical High School in Bridgeport.

Officials say a report of a man with a gun prompted a lockout at Bullard-Havens Technical High School in Bridgeport. (1/27/16)

BRIDGEPORT - Officials say a report of a man with a gun prompted a lockout at Bullard-Havens Technical High School in Bridgeport.

It happened shortly after 8 a.m. at the school on Palisades Avenue.

Officials say they received a call that a man had tried to break in to a home nearby.

The caller stated the man had a gun and then walked away from the home through the school's parking lot.

The lockout was lifted about an hour after it was put in place.

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