Archer City ISD lockdown lifted, students safe and secure

Published: Sep. 28, 2022 at 11:53 AM CDT
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ARCHER CITY, Texas (KAUZ) - Archer City ISD has given the all-clear, after reports of possible shots fired in a neighborhood nearby forced school officials to lockdown all campuses.

The gunshots turned out to be a blown transformer near the school, according to ACISD officials.

Archer County Sheriff Jack Curd said law enforcement received a call Wednesday morning about a possible gunshot near or at Archer City ISD. According to Curd, school officials acted quickly and followed training received by local law enforcement perfectly.

ACISD officials immediately placed schools on lockdown, allowing law enforcement to do a thorough sweep and clear all buildings. No injuries occurred during the incident and there was no damage to the school.

Curd said is proud of the fast response by school officials and law enforcement, as they continue to work together to keep students safe in the area.

At this time, the lockdown has been lifted and the Archer County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident.