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Mid-Del elementary locked down after nearby shooting in Oklahoma City

Highland Park Elementary near SE 52 and Sunnylane Road was locked down Wednesday afternoon after a man was shot in the hand in a nearby neighborhood.
BY BRYAN DEAN Staff Writer Published: September 26, 2012

A Mid-Del elementary school was locked down briefly Wednesday afternoon after a shooting a few blocks away.

Oklahoma City police got a call about 1:20 p.m., reporting several shots fired near SE 54 and Sunnylane Road, a couple of blocks south of Highland Park Elementary in the Midwest City-Del City School District. Sgt. Jennifer Wardlow said one person was shot in the hand at 4705 Dimple Drive and taken to a local hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

Stacey Boyer, spokeswoman for the district, said the school was locked down for about 20 minutes after the shooting.

Several people in a nearby apartment complex found bullet holes in their walls. Police are looking for two people that witnesses reported seeing drive away from the area. has disabled the comments for this article.