Parkland High School in El Paso on lockdown after reports of person with gun in area

A HIGH school in El Paso is currently on lockdown after reports of a person with a gun in the area.

The school was one of three that were shut down as a precautionary measure on Monday morning.

Parkland High School, Parkland Middle School and Parkland Pre-K Center next to the high school were all placed on lockdown.

A spokesman for the Ysleta Independent School District said that the lockdown began at 9am local time.

The middle school had its lockdown lifted as of 10.15am local time; however, it appears that the other campuses have not followed.

Doors were shut after reports came in of a person with a gun in the area.

El Paso police are currently searching the area.

No further details were immediately available and it's unclear where the reported man with a gun is.

More to follow…

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