Pupil reports gunman, so school locks down

Police were called when child reported seeing man with gun

Redcliffe Elementary School was placed on lockdown Tuesday after a child reported seeing a man with a gun.

Aiken County Sheriff's Office investigators and members of the SWAT team began a search of the area about 2 p.m., after a 9-year-old boy said he saw a gunman.

Capt. Troy Elwell, a sheriff's office spokesman, said no other children saw or reported a man in the building.

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