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Man with Gun Near Mid Valley Schools Prompts Lockdown

THROOP, Pa. — A school was put on lockdown and a man taken into custody over shots fired in a wooded area of Lackawanna County. The Throop police chief te...
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THROOP, Pa. — A school was put on lockdown and a man taken into custody over shots fired in a wooded area of Lackawanna County.

The Throop police chief tells us a resource officer in the Mid Valley School District heard gunfire Wednesday morning.

Police found a man in the woods near campus who was firing the gun.

Eric Krempasky, 24, was arrested and charged him with carrying a 9mm pistol without a license and firing a weapon within the borough, a violation of an ordinance.

The lockdown of the Mid Valley schools was lifted after the man was taken into custody.