Moab police looking for man who fired gun near preschool

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MOAB, Utah (ABC4 Utah)- A preschool in Moab was briefly placed on lockdown Thursday after police say a man fired shots from a handgun in front of the school.

It happened around 10:30 a.m. Police say there were no injuries reported at or around the Sundwall Preschool near 100 North 200 East. Officers say the suspect shot a single round toward the ground as he was walking west on the sidewalk.

They say the suspect was in his mid to late 50s and was wearing a blue vest, a long sleeve shirt, and brown sport type pants. He had a “salt and pepper” beard and was carrying a black revolver in his left hand.

Officer surrounded the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

Anyone with information should contact the Moab City Police Department at 435-259-8938.

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