ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) –Â A 16-year-old student wasÂ shot near Sam Houston High School in Arlington and that led to three schools being put on lockdown.
Working with @ArlingtonISD on a structured & controlled release at Sam Houston High School. Parents & buses can stage on Billy Stewart Drive (Crocker Dr.) which is on the west side of the school. AISD will release students in waves to parents. Again, no active threats on campus pic.twitter.com/m1XsCJvwnq
— Arlington Police, TX (@ArlingtonPD) September 13, 2021
By 3:30 p.m., the lockdown on Sam Houston High, Atherton Elementary and Adams Elementary School was liftd.READ MORE: 'Pure Evil', Accused Killer Jason Thornburg Spoke At Alleged Victim's Funeral
Arlington Deputy Police Chief Chris Cook said several shots were fired but it doesn’t appear the school was the target. “Parents and buses can stage on Billy Stewart Drive (Crocker Dr.), which is on the west side of the school. AISD will release students in waves to parents. Again, no active threats on campus,” the department tweeted.Â
The call came in around 1:15 p.m. in the 2300 block of Sherry Street near Arkansas Lane.Â Arlington Police haven’t provided any details on the victim’s condition apart from his age. .READ MORE: Big Cowboys Win Means Massive Shopping Spree For Some
One car has a bullet hole in it and was abandoned, but the driver and/or passengers can’t be found.Â Police are combing the area to look for the suspect or suspects.
No educators, school workers or additional students were injured.MORE NEWS: Fall Allergy Season Has Arrived In North Texas