• The Latest: No gunshots fired at North Carolina high school

    11 days ago - By National Post

    HAMPSTEAD, N.C. - The Latest on the active shooter situation in southeast North Carolina :
    8:25 a.m.
    A county official says reports of an active shooter at a school in North Carolina turned out to be malfunctioning water heater.
    News reports quote Pender County emergency management director Tom Collins as saying that noise from the water heater was taken for the sound of gunfire at Topsail High School on Friday morning. The earlier report of shots fired provoked a massive response by law enforcement and caused the school district to reroute buses and put schools on lockdown.
    Capt. James...
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  • 'Faulty mechanical equipment' blamed for active shooter reports at Topsail High School in North Carolina

    11 days ago - By ABC

    Investigators have found no evidence of shots fired at Topsail High School, according to Pender County Sheriff's Office.
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  • County official says reports of active shooter at school in North Carolina turn out to be malfunctioning water heater

    11 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    HAMPSTEAD, N.C. - County official says reports of active shooter at school in North Carolina turn out to be malfunctioning water heater.
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  • Schools on lockdown in eastern NC after reports of active shooter

    11 days ago - By WGN TV

    PENDER COUNTY, NC - Schools in eastern Pender County, North Carolina are on lockdown after reports of an “active shooter situation” was reported at Topsail High School.
    Pender County schools said via Twitter early Friday that all campuses on the eastern side of the county are on lockdown. School buses for Topsail Elementary, Topsail Middle, and Topsail High were being directed to Lowe's Foods across from the elementary school, where parents could pick up their children. Staff members of those schools were asked to report to the same place.
    The school district also said that buses for South...
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  • Active shooter reported at North Carolina's Topsail High School

    Active shooter reported at North Carolina's Topsail High School

    11 days ago - By New York Post

    HAMPSTEAD, N.C. - Authorities in North Carolina have responded to reports of an active shooter at a high school. Capt. James Rowell with the Pender County Sheriff's Office tells WECT-TV that the scene at Topsail High School remains active, and there were no immediate reports of injuries Friday. Reports of an active shooter came in...
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  • Sheriff's office responds to active shooter report at North Carolina high school, no immediate injuries found

    11 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    HAMPSTEAD, N.C. - Sheriff's office responds to active shooter report at North Carolina high school, no immediate injuries found.
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  • Active shooter reported at Topsail High School in North Carolina; Deputy says no injuries reported

    11 days ago - By ABC

    Officials are investigating a possible active shooter situation at Topsail High School.
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  • Police respond to shooting reports at North Carolina high school

    11 days ago - By RT

    Police in North Carolina are responding to reports of an active shooter at Topsail High School, near Wilmington. Law enforcement sources say the scene is “still active.”
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  • Police respond to calls of active shooter at NC high school

    Police respond to calls of active shooter at NC high school

    11 days ago - By WYFF

    Officers are responding to reports of an active shooter at Topsail High School Friday morning.
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  • Active shooter reported at Topsail High School, North Carolina

    Active shooter reported at Topsail High School, North Carolina

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Police are responding to a reported shooting at Topsail High School in Pender County, North Carolina, early Friday morning.
    The local WECT news cited Capt. James Rowell of the Pender County Sheriff's Office that the scene was still active.
    WECT reporter Gabrielle Williams said there were no reports of injuries as of 7:04 a.m. local time.
    A spokeswoman for the sheriff's office confirmed to INSIDER that law-enforcement officers were at the school, but declined to specify whether there was an active shooter situation.
    More follows.
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  • North Carolina Active Shooter Latest: Topsail High School in Hampstead Live Updates

    11 days ago - By Newsweek

    Local police are responding to reports of an active shooter in the community of Hampstead.
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  • Police Responding to Reports of Active Shooter at North Carolina High School

    11 days ago - By Time

    Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina are responding to reports of an active shooter at Topsail High School outside Wilmington.
    An emergency dispatcher with the Pender County Sheriff's Office tells TIME that multiple units are on scene at the school as of 7 a.m. Friday.
    “It's extremely busy right now. All of our units are trying to take this person into custody,” the dispatcher said.
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