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Riverside High School briefly evacuated due to firecrackers scare

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Posted at 1:41 PM, Sep 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-27 16:49:58-04

MILWAUKEE — Firecrackers in the hallway briefly evacuated Riverside High School on Friday afternoon, according to Milwaukee Public Schools.

A call came into TODAY'S TMJ4 just before 1 p.m. about a possible shooting at the high school on Locust and Newhall on Milwaukee's east side.

Calls to MPS confirmed there was a brief evacuation of students after the loud noises were heard.

Classes resumed after it was determined there was no threat to students and faculty.