Police near Chelsea Park in Port Coquitlam (Alex Hardford/Twitter)

UPDATED: RCMP investigate reports of shots fired in Port Coquitlam park

School District 43 said that schools nearby are open but heavy police presence near Victoria Drive

Heavy police presence caught the eyes of many in Port Coquitlam Wednesday, as police investigated reports of shots fired in a wooded area north of Lincoln Park.

Police said officers were responding to reports of someone armed with a weapon. The reports stem from reports of shots fired from around 4:30 a.m.

The area where police were searching was just off Coast Meridian Road near Victoria Drive, but have since deemed the area safe.

School District 43 said Minnekhada Middle school and Leigh Elementary school had been place on a hold and a secure but has since been lifted.


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