Threat Puts Burges H.S. on Lockdown


POSTED: Monday, October 25, 2010 - 9:59am

UPDATED: Monday, October 25, 2010 - 9:42pm

EL PASO - Burges High School is on lockdown following a text message threat.

The threat reads, "Attention all Burges students.  On Monday 10/25/10 there will be a shooting on lunch.  Send to all students so they know what's going on."

EPISD Spokeswoman Renee DeSantos told NewsChannel 9 that Burges is on lockdown and that no students will be allowed to leave for lunch.

Extra officers are patrolling the campus.

EPISD says it is monitoring the situation.

We will keep you posted on this developing story.

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