Suspect in custody after active shooter reported at Houston prep school


(HOUSTON) — A suspect is in custody after police responded to reports of an active shooter at a Houston prep school, local authorities said.

Officers are searching the school for any other possible suspects, the Houston Police said and the scene is still active.

Audio from a dispatch call reveals an official said: “I’m gonna need units at 4411 Anderson Rd, just got a message thats there’s a man with a gun in the school.” The address belongs to the campus of YES Prep Southwest Secondary.

HPD Commanders & PIO are responding to reports of an active shooting at a school at 4400 Anderson Road at Hiram Clarke.

Call came in at 11:45 am. Scene is still active. No other information at this time.

Please avoid the area. PIO will tweet media staging. #HouNews

— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) October 1, 2021

A staging area for parents is set up at West Fuqua and Hiram Clarke and students will arrive at that location.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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