MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Prairie Seeds Academy in Crystal is closed Wednesday due to an overnight incident in New Hope, according to the Crystal Police Department.

Prairie Seeds Academy posted a statement on its website saying the school was asked to close.

Police said that officers from nearby New Hope are searching for someone in the area related to an overnight shots fired call. Police added that there may be increased police activity around the school as officers ensure the area is safe.

On its website, the school apologized for the inconvenience to parents and said it’s working to make sure all students that were dropped off return home safely.

The school is also coordinating a safe return of all staff.

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