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Scare Causes Lockdown, Shelter in Place at Cavazos Elementary

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - A gun scare in Odessa caused a brief lockdown at one Odessa Elementary school.

ECISD officials tell NewsWest 9, a teacher leaving Cavazos Elementary School on Tuesday morning saw a man walking down the road toward the school with what appeared to be a rifle.

The teacher called the school and the school immediately went into lockdown and contacted police.

After an investigation, officials determined that the man had a pellet gun and had no intention to harm the school.

We're told the school was under lockdown for five to ten minutes then reduced the situation down to shelter in place for about five to ten more minutes. 

 

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