Hillsboro Mayor Roger Vance said the incident happened near the Old Stone School, which is the town council’s building. Because of the shooting, government employees were in a lockdown while deputies investigated.
A spokesman for Loudoun County Public Schools said Hillsboro Charter Academy was in a “Secure the Building” status. Classes finished earlier in the week, so no students were there, and the incident was not connected to the school.
At 1:42 p.m., deputies still were looking for the person or people responsible for the shooting. The sheriff’s office said it did not receive any reports that anyone was hurt.
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