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Penn Treaty Charter School In Philadelphia Placed On Lockdown Amid Reports Of Nearby Gunman


The Penn Treaty Charter School in Fishtown has been locked down over concerns about a person with a gun in the area.

26th district Philadelphia police officers responded to school around 8:00 A.M. on Thursday.

The Philadelphia charter school, located om the 600 block of East Thompson Street, was placed on lockdown after a person with a gun was reported in the area of Montgomery Ave. and Moyer St.

This article will be updated when more information is available.

About the Penn Treaty Charter School

The Penn Treaty Charter School is a grade 6-12 school in Fishtown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A part of the School District of Philadelphia, it was formerly Penn Treaty Junior High School and Penn Treaty Middle School.

According to the school’s mission statement, Penn Treaty School strives to ignite students’ passion for civic participation and personal development by cultivating college and career preparation (AVID), opportunities for authentic experiences in the fields of science and technology (STEM academy), and a culture of respect and responsibility.

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