1 individual shot close to Sam Houston Excessive, three Arlington ISD faculties closed – CBS Dallas / Fort Value
ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – One person was shot dead near Sam Houston High School in Arlington, which resulted in three schools being closed.
The call came at about 1:15 p.m. at the 2300 block on Sherry Street near Arkansas Lane.
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Arlington Police did not say whether the victim was a student or not and did not provide any information about the person’s condition.
According to the police, there is no active threat.
Arlington Police Department deputy chief Chris Cook said multiple shots had been fired but it doesn’t appear that the school was the target.
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A car has a bullet hole and was abandoned, but the driver and / or passengers cannot be found.
Cook said Sam Houston High was locked down along with Atherton Elementary and Adams Elementary School.
The police are combing the area looking for the suspect or suspects.
Police said around 2:30 pm they were working on a “structured and controlled release” at Sam Houston High School.
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“Parents and buses can stand on Billy Stewart Drive (Crocker Dr.) on the west side of the school. AISD is dismissing students to parents in waves. Again, there are no active threats on campus, “Arlington police said on Twitter.