IRVING, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Parents can let out a sigh of relief after reports of a man with a gun outside Austin Middle School turned out to be a false alarm.
An investigation by the Irving Police Department concluded a police officer serving a warrant on a nearby street sparked the reports.READ MORE: 150 Houston Hospital Workers Who Refused To Get COVID-19 Vaccine Were Fired Or Resigned
The officer is part of an outside agency task force that had staged their vehicles in the school’s parking lot.READ MORE: One Tribe Foundation Helping First Responders, Healthcare Workers With Growing Mental Health Challenges
Police said the task force did apprehend their wanted person for a warrant of Louisiana.MORE NEWS: North Texas Nonprofit Brings Joy Of Scuba Diving To Veterans With Disabilities
Despite there being “no threat to the public or Irving School Campuses,” police were appreciative of the parent calling in.