College Park schools placed on lockdown due to homicide investigation

Stratford High School in Goose Creek, College Park Middle School and College Park Elementary School were placed on a lockdown Monday afternoon, and district officials said it was a precautionary measure due to a law enforcement investigation.

Officers with the Goose Creek Police Department later confirmed there was concern a murder suspect may show up at Stratford High school to pick up his daughter from school. The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a murder case after a woman was found shot dead near her vehicle on McLaurin Avenue.

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Major John Grainger with the Goose Creek Police Department said there is no information to suggest the suspect will show up at Stratford High school. He said actions taken were "precautionary because the suspect has yet to be located."

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