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Prison on lockdown after report of shots fired

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The state prison in Newport is on lockdown after reports of shots fired near the facility.

Employees at the Northern State Correctional Facility called state police just before 9 p.m. Monday, saying there were possibly shots fired near the perimeter of the facility.

So far there are no reports of injury or escape.

State police are investigating and will release an update when more information is available.

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