Shooting "hoax" locks down 2 Upper Chichester schools

June 13, 2013 9:20:14 AM PDT
Two schools in Upper Chichester were placed in lockdown following a report of a shooting that officials now call a "hoax."

It was shortly after 9:00 a.m. that Delaware County authorities received a call concerning a male being shot inside Hilltop Elementary School in the 900 block of Meetinghouse Road.

Police responded to the scene.

As a precaution, Hilltop Elementary and Chichester Middle School was locked down.

After an investigation, the Delaware County District Attorney's Office is calling the incident a "hoax."