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BREAKING NEWS | Shooting homicide causes lockdowns at two nearby schools

by Andrew Bell, Lori Dunn | October 25, 2021 at 2:55 p.m.

TEXARKANA, Texas -- Police are investigating a homicide at Moores Lane and Sidney Drive that caused lockdowns at two nearby middle schools.

The fatal shooting was reported shortly before 2 p.m. Monday, according to Texarkana Texas Police. No other information was immediately available.

Pleasant Grove Middle School and Williams Memorial Day School went on lockdown because of the shooting, according to school officials.

PGMS was contacted by the Texarkana Texas Police Department about a shooting that occurred in a nearby neighborhood at about 2 p.m. Monday and was advised to lock down. At 2:34 p.m., PGISD sent an update that the school was no longer on lockdown.

A PGMS front office staffer said that parents do not need to come to the campus and that students are safe.

Williams Memorial heard of the news and as of 2:45 p.m. was not letting anyone in they did not know.

This story will be updated.

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