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Authorities respond to gunfire near Orange County school

The gunfire came from some woods near the entrance to New Hope Elementary School, at 1900 New Hope Church Road, at about 9:45 a.m., authorities said.

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Orange County deputies responded to reports of gunfire Monday morning near a local elementary school.

The gunfire came from some woods near the entrance to New Hope Elementary School, at 1900 New Hope Church Road, at about 9:45 a.m., authorities said.

No injuries were reported, and the school wasn't placed on lockdown.

Authorities said the gunfire might have come from a hunter in the rural, wooded area.

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