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New details released following lockdown at Midland High School

(Source: KWES) (Source: KWES)
MIDLAND, TX (KWES) -

We're learning more information following an afternoon lockdown at Midland High School on Friday.

Midland I.S.D. officials tell us that around 2:20 p.m., a student left campus and saw a man on the street by the tennis court.

We're told the student saw him with a coat and may have seen something sticking out of his coat.

Officials said the student called her mother and the mother notified the campus.

At that point, a lockdown was issued and authorities responded quickly to the scene.

Around 4 p.m., the lockdown was lifted after the area was deemed safe. 

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We have learned that Midland High School is currently under a lockdown at this time.

We're told there are allegations of a gun on campus.

Midland I.S.D. Campus Police is on scene investigating at this time.

We are working to get more information.

We'll keep you up-to-date.

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