Caldwell County elementary school on lockdown after shooting

An elementary school in Caldwell County has been placed on lockdown while police investigate a shooting in the area.

Police say there was a serious shooting on Arlington Circle in Lenoir. Horizons Elementary School, which is just a few minutes away from the scene of the shooting, has been placed on lockdown per police order. Students are being released to parents as they come. 

A large police presence remains in the area. 

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