Police: Gunshot fired inside Sparkill home

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Police investigated an apparent suicide attempt inside a Sparkill home Tuesday.

According to Lt. Donald Butterworth, of the Orangetown Police Department, a woman called at around 12:50 p.m. to report hearing a shot from inside 1 Blanche St., where she herself was staying.

The woman eventually left the residence unharmed.

Neighbors were told by police to remain inside their homes as police, a bomb squad and a SWAT team rushed to the scene.

School buses in Sparkill were temporarily redirected and returned to school due to police activity on Blanche Street.

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