Cabarrus Co. school briefly placed on lockdown after hunter spotted in area



The tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn has left schools across the country on high alert.

Bethel Elementary School in Midland was placed on lockdown Wednesday morning as a precaution after sheriff’s deputies said someone spotted a man with a long gun near the school.

Deputies searched the area and found that the man was a hunter. 

Police located the man and talked to him.

There were no threats made toward the school and the lockdown was lifted.