Possible turkey hunter puts schools on lockdown

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PAULDING COUNTY, Ga. —

Three Paulding County schools were locked down Thursday morning after a man wearing cammo and armed with a rifle was seen walking nearby.

The Paulding County Sheriff's Office said it believes the man may be a turkey hunter.

North Paulding High School, Burnt Hickory Elementary School and Sammy McClure Middle School were placed on lockdown as a precaution around 10 a.m.

The school district said the lockdown was lifted around 11 a.m.