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Odessa Junior High School "Shelters in Place"

Staff Report
NewsWest 9 

ODESSA - A man with a gun caused a junior high school to shelter in place on Wednesday morning.

Officials tell NewsWest 9, the Odessa Police Department responded to a report of a man with a gun near Bonham Junior High School.  Officers did find one man who was moving some of his personal items, including a shotgun, from one location to another.

The man was not charged.

Officials also said that the school was not threatened and the students and staff were safe throughout the incident. 

"Shelter in Place" means the school's outside doors are locked and monitored and no one is allowed in or out of the building.

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