APD officers investigating a student in possession of a firearm at Tascosa High School

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The Amarillo Police Department reports that an APD Liaison Officer at Tascosa High School was made made aware of a student who was in possession of a firearm.

APD said the student was detained, and the firearm was secured.

AISD released a statement saying Tascosa High School was briefly on lockdown this afternoon after they had received word about a possible weapon on campus.

AISD continues saying school administrators acted quickly along with the school liaison officers, and three students were detained. 

AISD said they want to remind everyone of the need for continued conversations with students to reinforce the “If you see something, say something” message.

APD said there is no evidence of any further threats to anyone at the school, and an investigation is ongoing.


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