One person injured in shooting near Osceola Magnet School; campus placed on lockdown

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — One person was injured in a shooting Friday morning north of Osceola Magnet School, according to the Indian River County Sheriff's Office.

The shooting happened about 10 a.m. in the 2200 block of Waterside Lane Southwest in southern Indian River, Sheriff's spokeswoman Debbie Carson said. The wounded person was taken to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute in Fort Pierce by ground by paramedics, she said.

Nearby schools, including Oslo Middle School and Indian River Academy, were alerted to the shooting and a lockdown was put in place at Osceola, Indian River County Schools officials said. Calls were made to parents about the incident.

No additional information was released Friday about the search for the gunman in the case.

The shooting in vicinity of the schools came on a day where faculty was already on alert about a nationwide threat being made about schools.

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Lamaur Stancil is the Treasure Coast regional economy reporter covering business and industries, including retail, tourism and hospitality. Contact him at 321-987-7179 or lamaur.stancil@tcpalm.com and follow him at Lamaur Stancil on Facebook and @TCPalmLStancil on Twitter.

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