Homes Evacuated; Security Tightened at Elementary School Due To Barricade Situation

Homes Evacuated; Security Tightened at Elementary School Due To Barricade Situation

Lexington Police have blocked off Lansdowne Drive between Reynolds Road and Redding Road after a woman reportedly barricaded herself in her home and threatened to kill herself. Surrounding homes have been evacuated and security at Lansdowne Elementary was heightened as a precaution.
Lexington Police blocked off Lansdowne Drive between Reynolds Road and Redding Road Wednesday afternoon after a woman reportedly barricaded herself in her home and threatened to kill herself.

A gun shot was fired at some point during the standoff.

As a precaution, surrounding homes and apartments were evacuated in the area and security was heightened at Lansdowne Elementary.

Other schools in the general area were also put on high alert, according to police.

Lexington Police asked people to avoid the area until further notice.

Look for updates online and on ABC 36 News at 5 and 6.
Page: [[$index + 1]]