Houck Middle School was placed on lockdown Monday morning while Salem police investigated a shooting that happened nearby.
Salem Police Department said the shooting happened near the intersection of Lancaster Drive Southeast and Rickey Street Southeast. The incident was reported to authorities around 8 a.m.
According to police, the victim, a male teen, waited "some time" before contacting them about the shooting. The victim was taken to Salem Health for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
Houck Middle School was placed on lockdown as a precautionary measure while officers conducted their investigation. The lockdown has been lifted.
Police said the teen shot is not a student at Houck Middle School.
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