School officials in Monte Alto ISD confirmed their campuses are on lockdown.
South Texas ISD’s Mercedes complex was placed on lockdown, after reports of hearing shots fired off campus. Authorities gave the all-clear to lift the lockdown around 3:30 p.m. We have a crew on the scene gathering more details.
Authorities are in Edinburg searching for a suspect who got away. Betts and Esparza elementary schools are on lockdown. School district administrators tell us the lockdowns are only a precaution.
UPDATE: The lockdowns have been lifted. Edinburg CISD police arrested one of the suspects. The search continues for a second man, but that search is not close to the campuses.
Betts Elementary and Esparza Elementary in Edinburg were on lockdown for a short time this morning. It’s a precaution done at the request of Border Patrol. We’re gathering more information on what caused the lockdown.
Brownsville Early College High School is on lockdown. Authorities are searching for a suspect near the area. We’re working to gather more information.
A lockdown was ordered at Gonzalez Elementary (La Joya ISD) as a result of a police chase. We’re told shots were fired during the chase. No injuries have been reported.
Ybarra Elementary in Weslaco is on lockdown after a chase ended near the school. CHANNEL 5 NEWS has a crew at the scene getting more details.
Two people were arrested after a high-speed chase that ended in Edinburg, near Ric Mar Street and U.S. 281. Guerra Elementary was located near the scene. The school was put in lockdown as a result. That lockdown order has since been lifted. We’re working to get more details about what started the chase.