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Gunshots fired into Minneapolis North High School, no injuries

The shots were fired from outside into the front entrance of the school.

Students and staff are safe after gunshots fired outside Minneapolis North High School went into the building near the front entrance, according to Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS). 

The shots were fired around 12:30 p.m. by the sidewalk west of the intersection of 15th Avenue and Irving Avenue. The school was secured and all students and staff were safe. 

"No one was injured in this incident, and the Minneapolis Police Department and MPS safety and security staff are at North providing support during the investigation," the release added. 

Full details have not been provided about the shooting, but more is expected to be announced by MPS later on. 

Families who want to pick up students before regular dismissal are asked to do so at door 13 on 16th Avenue near Irving Avenue and request students by name. 

Proof of being a student's emergency contact will be necessary before students will be escorted to the door for pick up.

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