Person shot near Fairfield middle school has died

A 28-year-old Fairfield resident who was shot this morning near Grange Middle School in Fairfield has died, police said.

Multiple reports of shots fired in the 1800 block of Blossom Avenue came in shortly before 9:05 a.m., and the victim was found at the scene, police said.

The school at 1975 Blossom Ave. was temporarily placed on lockdown but there was no threat to the school, police said.

Police said this afternoon that the shooting victim had died. The victim was not associated with the school, and investigators were still at the scene early this afternoon, police said.