12 Baltimore County schools postponed dismissing students amid reports of shots fired
By McKenna Oxdenden
The Baltimore Sun|
May 09, 2019 at 2:55 PM
Baltimore County Police dispatched officers to Dundalk where they found evidence of a shootout near schools.
Twelve Baltimore County schools postponed dismissing students Thursday amid reports of shots fired in the area of Cornwall Road, Baltimore County police and school officials announced on Twitter.
The 12 affected schools included: Dundalk High, Sollers Point, Patapsco High, Crossroads Center, Dundalk and Holabird middle schools and Dundalk, Berkshire, Logan, Colgate, Grange, and Norwood elementary schools.
Officers cleared the schools for dismissal around 3:30 p.m.
Baltimore County Police received a call at 2 p.m. for several people exchanging gunfire at one another in the 3100 block of Cornwall Road, Cpl. Shawn Vinson, a county police spokesman said, said.
Officers found evidence of gunfire, Vinson said. He declined to specify further.
Baltimore County Public Schools officials canceled an event — BCPS Behavior Summit: Pathways to Success — which was scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at Sollers Point Technical High School as a result of the police activity.