Shooting reported at Arkansas school; authorities say 1 hurt

District says shooting was ‘isolated incident’

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Authorities say one student was injured and an Arkansas school district was placed on lockdown following a reported shooting at a junior high school.

Watson Chapel School District says the situation Monday morning was “contained” and in a Facebook post the district said the student was hurt in an “isolated incident.”

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The school is in Pine Bluff, about 40 miles southeast of Little Rock.

The Pine Bluff Police Department did not immediately return a call seeking a comment Monday, nor did the Watson Chapel superintendent.