UPDATE: The lockdown was lifted at Pebble Hills High School at about 1:15 p.m, district officials said.
Students are continuing their day. The lockdown was issued after reports of a social media post of a student with a weapon. The individual was identified and is being addressed by police. No weapon was found and the individual identified in the social media post was not on campus Friday.
A traffic stop/detainment adjacent to the campus was unrelated to the lockdown.x
EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Pebble Hills High School is in lockdown after a student allegedly brandished a weapon near the campus.
El Paso Police confirmed they are assisting in the investigation.
We reached out to the Socorro Independent School District to gather more information about this incident, and they released the following: “Pebble Hills is on lockdown. Does not appear to be an active threat. No additional information at this time. Please do not come to pick your child up at the school.”
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