Shots fired near St. Paul school has bullet graze teacher, building on lockdown

An incident of shots fired near the Washington Technology Magnet School in St. Paul sent the building into lockdown, and one was grazed by a bullet Friday evening.

According to police, just before 3:30 p.m. officers were dispatched to 1495 Rice Street in St. Paul on a report of a shooting where a person was injured.

When officers arrived at the scene they located an adult female staff member who had a minor graze wound to her ear lobe, according to police. She was treated and released at the scene.

According to St. Paul Police, staff members said a fight had occurred between two groups of teens. When staff intervened to stop the fight, one group was told to leave the area. As they left in a vehicle, shots were fired back towards the other group, injuring the staff member.

Shell casings were located and recovered on the scene as evidence of the shooting.

The incident remains under investigation, and no arrests have been made. 

Parents were instructed to pick up students at the school, and evening activities have since been canceled.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.