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.


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.

Copyright 2016 KWES. All rights reserved.