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Police remove lockdown at Austin Middle School in Irving; school reopens

Irving police said they did not find a suspect. There were no reported injuries.
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Police car on the street at night

Austin Middle School in Irving went under a lockdown Thursday morning after police received a report of a man with a gun in the school parking lot. 

According to Irving police, officers searched the school and the surrounding areas.  Police said they did not find a suspect and removed the lockdown at about 9:30 a.m. The school reopened at 10 a.m.

There were no reported injuries. Irving ISD said students and faculty are safe and were directed to Pierce Early Childhood School's building at 901 N. Britain Rd. Parents can pick up the students at that location, the school said.

The school said an increased police presence will be at the school and counselors will be available through the rest of the week. You can contact Irving Police Department at 972-273-1010.

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