Police: Armed subjects with BB gun prompt lockdown at El Paso High School

Other surrounding middle, elementary schools also placed on lockdown during the incident

EL PASO, TEXAS – El Paso High School had a scare Thursday morning when police received a report of three armed subjects seen walking around school grounds.

The possible threat led to a lockdown at El Paso High School Thursday morning.

According to El Paso Police Department, officers received the report just after 10:30 a.m.

El Paso HS and other surrounding schools were also placed on lockdown as officers searched the campus.

According to the police department’s Twitter page, around 10:56 a.m., all three of the subjects were located and detained, in possession with one BB gun.

No injuries were reported and nothing else was found during the search of the campus.

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Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.