Columbia High raises shelter in place after bullets found


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Exterior of Columbia High School on Tuesday August 25, 2020 in East Greenbush, NY. Columbia High School briefly sheltered in place Thursday after bullets were found in a bathroom.

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EAST GREENBUSH — Columbia High School lifted its shelter in place Thursday night after two bullets were found in a bathroom.

The high school sheltered in place at 9:30 a.m. after the discovery in a bathroom near the cafeteria, the East Greenbush School District said. The school campus was closed to people exiting or entering the building.

Police investigated the scene and at 11:30 a.m. told the school it could resume normal operations. The school is open again. No details of the investigation were immediately made available.

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