Update on Lock & Hold at Aikman Elementary


Students from Aikman Elementary in Hereford are moved to the Hereford ISD Building because of a SWAT situation near the school.

School officials said the incident is three blocks away.

The Deaf Smith County Sherriff and US Marshals tell our crew at the scene that they are in charge of the investigation. 

DPS officials say they and the Randall County SWAT team were also there for backup.

Our crew says law enforcement was leaving at around 3:30 p.m. 

Hereford ISD released this statement: 

“Hereford ISD would like to update the public that all Aikman students and staff have been taken to the Hereford ISD administration building and were released from that location. We appreciate everyone’s assistance during this situation. We would like to ask everyone to continue to keep all first responders in your thoughts and prayers.

Sheri Blankenship – Superintendent”

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