Lockdown lifted at Sam Houston Elementary

Lockdown lifted at Sam Houston Elementary

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - UPDATE: Ector County ISD administrators are reporting that police began to release the lockdown just before 4:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

Administrators said police cleared the building, found nothing wrong and all staff and students who were still at the school are safe.

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Sam Houston Elementary in Odessa is on lockdown this afternoon.

Ector County ISD administrators tell NewsWest 9, the school is on lockdown after a neighbor said they thought they saw a man run from police into the school.

ECISD says school was dismissed at 3 p.m. and there are still some staff and a few students inside the school.

The lockdown began just after 3:40 p.m.

ECISD police are close to clearing the building.

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