What is believed to have been a car backfiring may have lead to the lockdown of Birdville Elementary School and the Shannon Learning Center, both in Haltom City. Police said they initially received a report of a gun or gunfire near the school.
Lancaster High School was placed on lockdown after a student was suspected of bringing a gun on campus. The lockdown has since been lifted.
The Denton campus of Texas Woman’s University was on lockdown for more than a hour Tuesday morning. The lockdown, which was issued at 9:40 a.m., was lifted at 11:00 a.m.
Three schools in Frisco were placed on lockdown for a short time after a man was gunned down in a nearby residential neighborhood.
The hostage situation at Vintage Bank in Waxahachie has ended.
A Dallas County Community College was on lockdown for about an hour Monday after a report that a suicidal male student with a gun was barricaded in a campus bathroom.