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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

MOUNT VERNON - MVPD Captain Scott McKnight says the Mount Vernon Police Department has concluded their search in the city's north end, and has lifted all lock-downs in the area. Although the male subject involved hasn't been located, the firearm that was allegedly involved has been recovered by the MVPD.

Citizens are encouraged to remain vigilant and report any additional information to local authorities. The MVPD phone number is 740-397-2222.

Capt. McKnight said in a news release, "The Mount Vernon Police Department would like to thank our citizens, news reporters and all other local law enforcement agencies with assistance provided."

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