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Midland High School lockdown lifted, suspect in custody

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MIDLAND, TX (KWES) -

Midland High School has been cleared of any threat after going on lockdown Monday morning. 

The school was on lockdown after a person was spotted with a possible weapon near the campus. 

The school principal has sent the following message to parents and guardians: 

As a precautionary measure, MHS is currently in lockdown due to a suspicious person in the neighborhood. We will notify you when we lift the lockdown.

Midland ISD officials tell us the suspect was carrying a pellet gun and has been arrested. 

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