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Teen shot in neighborhood; school lockdown lifted

RICHMOND, Va. -- Several schools were placed on lockdown Friday morning following a shooting in Richmond.

The shooting did not take place at a school, rather in an alley way near an apartment complex on North Avenue.

One person was shot, according to Richmond Police. That person, who appeared to be a teenager, was taken to the hospital. His injuries were deemed life threatening, according to police.

While police investigate, nearby John Marshall High School, Henderson Middle, and Ginter Park Elementary schools were on lockdown. The lockdown has since been lifted.

Police were called to the neighborhood at about 8:55 a.m.

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