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"Man With Gun" Arrested Near Delayed Greenville Area Schools

Posted May 15th, 2014 @ 7:59am

The Greenville Public Schools, Gratan Academy and the several other schools connected to the emergency delay this morning were  still delayed at 8 a.m., but  reportedly a suspect with a gun has been arrested not far away.

Around 5-30 there was  a report of a man with a long-gun who apparently was seen in the woods north of the Greenville Middle and High schools.   WOOD TV added the bizarre detail that the guy was wearing boxer shorts.

Police brought in a tracking dog and were able  to find nothing.  MSP said it was clearing area at 6:45 a.m.

However, WOOD TV reports that a man with a gun was arrested along Shearer Road,  north of those woods, north of the school buildings.

Nobody was hurt.

Classes at Greenville High School will begin at 9:35 a.m.

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