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COPY-Police: Shots fired at Medford home puts city on lock down

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MEDFORD (WAOW) -- Shots fired inside a Taylor county home halted a high school football game for hours as students and staff were asked to take shelter.

Medford Police Chief Ken Coyer tells Newsline 9 they got a call just after 3 p.m. that shots had been fired at a home on Park Avenue. As a precaution, the chief says they stopped the Medford High School football game and asked everyone to go inside the building. The city of Medford was also on lock down as police were asking residents to stay inside, the chief said.

Chief Coyer says the suspect is still on the run. However, the public is not in any danger. All lock downs have been lifted, the chief said.

The football game was delayed for more than three hours. It did resume just after 6:00 p.m.

Newsline 9 will continue to update this story as more details become available.
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