1 person hurt after report of gunfire at Arkansas school

PRESCOTT, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say one person was injured after a report of a shooting at a school in southern Arkansas.

Arkansas State Police spokesman Bill Sadler says agents responded Monday morning to a report of gunfire at a school in Prescott, about 90 miles (145 kilometers) southwest of Little Rock.

Sadler declined to release details but said one person was hurt. Sadler referred questions to local police, who did not immediately return a call seeking comment from The Associated Press.

Prescott School District Superintendent Robert Poole declined to comment to the AP.

Shreveport, Louisiana, television station KSLA reports that one person was struck by gunfire. Prescott Police Chief Joey Beavers tells the TV station that the school is now secure.

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