Broughton High School put on lockdown following fight near campus

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Broughton High School in Raleigh was put on lockdown early Monday morning after a fight involving weapons near campus, police said.

UPDATE: 15-year-old, 20-year-old charged in fight that led to lockdown at Broughton High School

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Raleigh police said officers responded to the 800 block of West Peace Street about 7 a.m. after a call reported a fight that included a gun being fired. The fight did not occur on Broughton’s campus.

One person was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A caller reported a bullet had come through a window and said about 30 people were involved in the incident.

“Hurry!” he can be heard saying on the 911 call. “They just shot some guns out here in front of Peace Street Market.”

He also described one person as having a machete.

Wake County Schools said Broughton was put on “community lockdown,” but that there was no immediate threat to students or staff.

Students continued their normal schedules but were not allowed to leave campus until the lockdown was lifted. The lockdown was lifted about 12:30 p.m.

Employees of Peace Street Market said the fight started off their property but ended there.

About 3 p.m. police said there’s no ongoing concern for public safety in the area.

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