Stanton ISD on lockdown following gun, vehicle thefts

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STANTON - At approximately 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, Stanton High School went into lockdown while the elementary and middle school campuses were ordered to shelter in place while the Stanton Police Department investigated a possible gun threat at the school .

Stanton officers were following up on a series of vehicle burglaries, in which a firearm was taken, and responded to the Stanton High School and placed the campus on lockdown.

The decision to go to lockdown was a precaution while the student in question was located and detained in that investigation. It was determined that there was no firearm or threat present at the school and the firearm was located off of school grounds, and was never a threat to the school or students. The juvenile was arrested and turned over to the Juvenile Probation Office.


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