High school placed on brief lockdown following report of man with gun in field

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SEATTLE — Garfield High School was placed on a brief lockdown as Seattle police investigated a report of a man with a gun seen on a school field.

Seattle Public Schools tweeted about the incident around 12:10 p.m. Wednesday.

Nearby Washington Middle School was also placed under modified lockdown.

Both lockdowns were lifted a short time later. Police said they did not find a man with a gun.

This story is breaking and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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