There was no word on any possible charges.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

LATROBE, Pa. (KDKA) – A 9-year-old is believed to be behind the call about an active shooter that locked down the Latrobe Elementary School.

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State police say a 911 call came in Wednesday saying there were several shots fired inside Latrobe Elementary School. The district said the call was about an active shooter and came in around 12:45 p.m.

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Multiple agencies responded to the scene and quickly determined students and staff were safe, police say.

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(Photo: NewsChopper 2)

Investigators say it turns out the call was intentionally placed by a 9-year-old. State police say multiple agencies and law enforcement are continuing to evaluate the situation, but there was no immediate word on possible charges.

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State police applauded the Greater Latrobe School District administration and staff for keeping parents informed. And, police said in a press release, “We cannot understate how much we appreciate the patience and trust of the Latrobe Parents during such a stressful event.”