LBJ Early College High School now safe after “active attack” scare
AUSTIN, Texas - LBJ Early College High School is now safe after cops spent the afternoon investigating what they called an "active attack."
Multiple officers responded, including Austin Police Department, Austin ISD police as well as Texas DPS troopers.
Officers said they heard that three people might be in the school armed with assault rifles. That's when the school went into lockdown. Officers searched the entire school as well as the perimeter.
The school was deemed safe, despite some rumors on social media that this was an active shooting scene.
Chief Ashley Gonzalez of AISD said they take these incidents very seriously, that's why there was such a robust response. This is police protocol any time there is a threat like this on a campus.
Gonzalez said the person who made the 9-1-1 call is a person of interest. No gun was located, and nobody was injured.
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