STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Superintendent: Police find no evidence of gunshots at Frankfort-Schuyler school

Frankfort-Schuyler Elementary School was under lockdown for a short time Tuesday, after police received reports of what sounded like gunshots in the area.

Posted: Mar 30, 2021 3:57 PM
Updated: Mar 30, 2021 5:51 PM

FRANKFORT, N.Y. (UPDATED) – The Frankfort-Schuyler school district was under a ‘hold in place’ for a short time Tuesday afternoon after a school resource officer reported hearing shots fired near the elementary school.

Another school employee also confirmed hearing what sounded like gunshots.

Earl Davis // WKTV

Police responded to the school around 2 p.m., while the elementary school was in the middle of dismissal.

A hold in place was initiated at all of the schools as police set up a perimeter and conducted an investigation.

According to Superintendent Joseph Palmer, police did not find evidence of shots fired in the area, and the hold in place was lifted. Students were then released under a controlled dismissal.

Frankfort police did not take anyone into custody, and are still investigating the incident.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1998912

Reported Deaths: 51579
CountyCasesDeaths
Kings2647539990
Queens2635139581
Suffolk1935463314
Nassau1773443116
Bronx1748526394
New York1322964329
Westchester1257262245
Erie825881706
Richmond707011753
Monroe611141034
Orange46133782
Rockland45700941
Onondaga36061661
Dutchess27982435
Albany23679345
Oneida21454497
Niagara18314333
Broome17417348
Saratoga14418160
Ulster13039241
Schenectady12420192
Rensselaer10679136
Putnam1021791
Chautauqua8419134
Chemung7162133
Oswego698690
Ontario688792
Steuben6296141
St. Lawrence621795
Sullivan615368
Cayuga587190
Jefferson546565
Wayne526067
Cattaraugus516981
Genesee5065121
Herkimer4930107
Clinton455032
Madison430286
Fulton408186
Tompkins405849
Livingston401858
Montgomery3896116
Columbia383299
Cortland354660
Tioga341258
Warren338656
Wyoming326151
Otsego319647
Allegany318583
Greene312674
Chenango309174
Washington285755
Orleans277683
Lewis245734
Franklin240312
Delaware217036
Seneca188356
Schoharie155215
Essex150426
Yates111026
Schuyler99014
Hamilton3012
Unassigned14367
Out of NY0216
Rome
Clear
45° wxIcon
Hi: 58° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 41°
Binghamton
Clear
48° wxIcon
Hi: 55° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 45°
Rome
Clear
45° wxIcon
Hi: 60° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 41°
Rome
Clear
45° wxIcon
Hi: 56° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 41°
WKTV Radar
WKTV Temperatures
WKTV Severe Weather
Saluting Those Who Are Proud 2 Serve
Enter the Rock Your Body Giveaway from Alivana Aesthetics
Looking for work or looking to hire? Check out the WKTV Job Fair!