Police are searching for an active shooter near Pleasant Grove Elementary School in Dallas.
Here’s what we know so far, with most early info coming from DBCDFW.
1. Cops Received Reports of Gunfire
Around 1:30 p.m. local time, police received calls that reported scattered gunfire coming from the vicinity of the Pleasant Grove Elementary School.
2. Police Are Still Searching for the Potential Gunman
#breaking dallas police searching for what's being called An active shooter. Pleasant grove elementary school reported and is locked down
— Randy McIlwain (@RandyMacNBC5) December 19, 2013
There is still a search under way for a person who may have fired a gun on the 1600 Block of St. Augustine Drive, less than 100 yards from the school.
3. Live Footage Revealed a Heavy Police Presence
Live news-helicopter footage is showing several polices cars on-scene. No SWAT officers appear to be on-scene at this time.
4. Tomorrow is the Last Day of School
For the over 600 students at the school, tomorrow will be there last day before winter break.
5. The school was on lockdown.
The school houses pre-K through fifth grade, roughly 669 students, according to greatschools.org. The students have been released to their parents but police presence remains high.
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