Long Island high school and high school are stuck after shooter & # 39; fire on football field opens in a dispute with landscapers before barricading himself in a nearby house & # 39;
- At least three gunshots were reported just after 9:00 AM less than 300 yards from Roosevelt Middle School and Roosevelt High School on Long Island
- Police say a man shot shots into the ground on the high school football field in a landscaping dispute over trees that fell over his property line
- No one was injured in the shooting and the man fled to a nearby house and barricaded himself inside before surrendering without incident, police said
- The schools were still closed from Tuesday afternoon
- The lessons are not yet in the session, but are preparing for the new school year and it is possible that students were in for registration
A Long Island high school and high school are closed on Tuesday after a man fired shots into the ground at the high school football field.
At least three gun shots were reported just after 9 am less than 300 meters from Roosevelt Middle School and Roosevelt High School.
The police say that a man with a gun on the football field shot into the ground in a dispute with landscape architects about trees that had fallen into his garden.
No one was injured in the shooting, including the 140 teachers and students inside.
At least three gun shots were reported just after 9 am less than 300 meters from Roosevelt Middle School and Roosevelt High School (photo) on Long Island
The man fled to his nearby house on Bauer Avenue and barricaded himself inside before surrendering without incident, police said.
In the house were the brother of the suspect, an older woman and a child of six years old.
& # 39; Everyone was safely evicted from the house & # 39 ;, said Nassau Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder.
He said the incident started when the unidentified man had a verbal fight with two school detainees.
& # 39; He enters the school grounds and confronts them with some sort of landscape problem, & # 39; Ryder said. & # 39; And then he takes out his weapon and shoots three laps in the ground. & # 39;
From Tuesday afternoon this lockdown message was posted on the homepage of the school
From Tuesday afternoon, the school's website had a lockdown message on the home page.
& # 39; High school and high school are blocked due to an incident in the area. Everyone is safe. Do not approach the surrounding areas. Police have secured the area. & # 39;
The lessons are not yet in the session, but are preparing for the new school year and students were in for registration.
The Nassau police were on the scene for an & # 39; active investigation & # 39 ;.
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