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Man arrested after person found dead in Celina home

Earlier in the day, officers were searching for the man in what was considered an active shooter situation

Updated at 5:42 p.m. to include man's arrest

A man was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon in Celina after one person was found dead inside a home, police said.

Mayor Sean Terry says that the man was on the run after construction workers heard gunshots and saw smoke and fire from a home near Greenway Avenue and Emilia Drive.

The man was taken into custody, officials said at about 3:51 p.m. His name has not been released.

At about 11:30 a.m., Celina firefighters were responding to a two-story house for a fire.

Law enforcement agencies were searching for the man in what they considered an active shooter situation.

Earlier in the day, Celina ISD schools were placed on lockdown.

Terry told citizens to stay inside their homes and stay vigilant as officers searched for the man.

The police department received assistance from Frisco, Wylie, Prosper, Collin County and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

No other information was available.

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