Evanston Grade School Put On Lockdown After Suspected Shooters Crash Nearby

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EVANSTON (WBBM NEWSRADIO) --  An elementary school was briefly placed on lockdown Wednesday after a vehicle fleeing from a shooting crashed near the school in north suburban Evanston.

Police said a silver-colored Jeep was seen fleeing the area of shots fired near the 2100 block of Dewey Avenue, Evanston police said in a statement.

Police said the area was secure and that two people of interest were in custody.

A spokesman for Evanston police did not immediately reply to a request for additional details. A call to Orrington Elementary School went unanswered.

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