Police investigate gunshot near Union Twp. school

UNION TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Union Township Police responded to a reported gunshot near the St. Thomas More Church, also a parochial school, on Thursday morning.

The first officer arrived on the scene within minutes of the call and meet with the caller.

The caller, an employee of the church, advised while he was walking behind the church he believed he heard a gunshot behind the field area of the church.

Officers canvassed the area in question, but didn't find anything. An officer will be at the school the rest of the day as a precaution.

There was no shooting in or towards the school/church and there are no injuries.  The children that had classes in an outbuilding were moved inside.

The investigation is continuing to determine the origin of the gunshot.

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