Scott Co. Schools on lockdown after gunshot noise

SCOTT CO, Ky. (WKYT) - Scary moments for students at five Scott County schools on Friday.

Anne Mason, Royal Spring, Scott County Middle, Scott County High, and the 9th Grade School all went into lockdown after a students reported hearing gunshots.

Students outside at Anne Mason thought they heard gunshots in a nearby neighborhood.

School officials say Police immediately investigated and found the noise came from a car backfiring.

Everyone was reported safe.

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