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Shooting at Church Preschool


Here are some updated numbers:
There were 11 children in the classroom, all age 2. There are a total of 44 children who attend .

We do not know where the bullet originated. We are actively investigating. If anyone has information, please call 893-7780 or text SPPD to tip411.


Shortly after 3 p.m., police was notified that a bullet pierced a window at a pre-school classroom. No one was injured.

The pre-school is part of the Allendale Methodist Church, 3803 Haines Road.

Eight children were in the classroom when this occurred and a total of 47 children attend the pre-school.

Officers are actively investigating.

Report 2019-036713