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Lockdown Lifted at Lynn Lucas Middle School in Willis

Below are the messages posted by Willis ISD regarding Lynn Lucas Middle School being on lockdown Thursday morning because of an intruder on campus. The suspect is now in custody, the investigation has concluded and the lockdown is over.

Here’s what WISD officials had to say:

Lock Down Lifted at Lynn Lucas
Willis, TX, Oct. 24, 2013 –Administrators at Lynn Lucas Middle School placed the campus on lockdown at approximately 9:00 am this morning immediately after receiving a report of an intruder on campus. Within minutes of the report, law enforcement took an eighteen year old into custody. No weapons or anything of a harmful nature was found. The lock down was lifted at 10:00 am after law enforcement officials concluded their investigation and arrested the suspect.
“Students and staff were never in any danger,” stated Becky Godsey, principal of Lynn Lucas. “The regular bell schedule resumed after the lock down and students were dismissed at the normal time.”
Due to the proximity of the schools, C.C. Hardy Elementary was temporarily placed on lock down until the situation at Lynn Lucas was resolved.
“While you hope your crisis management plan is never tested, I am pleased that our security procedures worked as intended,” explained WISD Superintendent Tim Harkrider. “We appreciate the prompt response of law enforcement and the professionalism of our administrators and staff in handling the situation. Student safety is our top priority and we take every precaution to ensure a secure learning environment.”

Lucas Middle School on Lock Down
Willis, TX, Oct 24, 2013 — Lynn Lucas Middle School was placed on lock down at approximately 9:00 am this morning. An intruder was discovered on campus and is in custody. All students and staff are safe. The school will remain on lock down until law enforcement concludes its investigation.

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