MIAMI - A Miami elementary school was briefly placed on lockdown Friday after police received a tip that a student brought a gun to an after school event, officials said.
Officers from multiple agencies responded around 5 p.m. at Charles Drew Elementary School in the 1700 block of Northwest 60th in Miami's Liberty City neighborhood.
Jaquelyn Calzadilla, a spokeswoman for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, said the tip appeared to be unfounded. Calzadilla said the student was located, but did have a weapon. Police searched also the school for a gun but did not find anything, she said.
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