AMPS INVESTIGATING GUNSHOTS IN VICINITY OF TSI SNAIHNE SCHOOL
The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service is investigating reports of gunshots in the vicinity of the Tsi Snaihne School.
On March 31, 2022, Akwesasne Central Dispatch received reports of gunfire in the area of the Tsi Snaihne School. Police immediately responded and canvassed the area, speaking with school staff and area residents. At this time, it is unconfirmed if gunshots or fireworks were the cause of the disturbance.
The Tsi Snaihne School went into lockdown as a result of the incident for approximately 1.5 hours. School staff and students were not allowed to exit the building until police were able to ensure the area, including the school, was safe.
The Akwesasne Mohawk Police will continue to investigate the incident and remind residents to report suspicious activity to police by calling Akwesasne Central Dispatch at 613-575-2340 or 613-575-2000.