Stone Middle School was on lockdown on Thursday afternoon after a gun was fired nearby.
Stone Middle School was on lockdown on Thursday afternoon after a gun was fired nearby. Tim Isbell ttisbell@sunherald.com
Stone Middle School was on lockdown on Thursday afternoon after a gun was fired nearby. Tim Isbell ttisbell@sunherald.com

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