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    Truck causes gunshot scare in Leesburg

    A gunshot scare in Leesburg turned out to be nothing more than an errant truck.

    According to a release from the Leesburg Police Department, at 11:03 a.m., authorities received reports of noises that sounded like gunshots coming from the 200 block of Loudoun Street SE.

    Officers responded to the area and, unsure of the cause of the noise, established a perimeter. A portion of Loudoun Street SE was closed, and county government employees received texts instructing them to take a different entrance.

    After a search of the businesses in the area and speaking with several witnesses, police determined the noise was not gunfire, but was in fact a truck backfiring several times.

    Loudoun Street SE was reopened at 11:46 a.m.

    Briefs / Public Safety / Western Loudoun / Leesburg /

    Glad it was Leesburg PD, not LCSO.  They have habit of opening fire first, asking questions later. #CostcoShooting

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