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Two Allen ISD campuses placed on lockout due to nearby fatal shooting, police say

Police say the shooting occurred near the 500 block of E Exchange Parkway.
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ALLEN, Texas — Updated at 3:30 p.m. Saturday with additional information from Allen police. 

Allen High School and Lowery Freshmen Center were both placed on lockout Friday afternoon due to a fatal shooting that occurred nearby, officials say. 

Around 1 p.m., Allen police confirmed three people were taken into custody after a person was shot near the 500 block of E Exchange Parkway. Officers are still looking for a fourth suspect. 

The male suspect was last seen running west from the Gates at Allen Station Apartments, wearing a black hoodie and black pants, according to police. 

Students at both campuses will be kept inside the schools until police release them, according to a post on the Allen ISD Facebook page.

Authorities say visitors are not allowed inside the building until the lockout is lifted. 

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Allen police at 214-509-4321.

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