Standoff Continues with One Person Being Reported Killed in Midland
Our media partners at Newswest 9 are learning more about a standoff happening in Midland.
They tell us that the incident happened in the 2200 block of South Baird.
Officials say one person was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries where he later died.
We’re told that a suspect is barricaded and is armed at this time.
The SWAT team is on scene as well.
Midland ISD tells NewsWest 9, Midland Freshman is on lockdown at this time due to the incident. Midland ISD has released a statement regarding the lockdown at Midland Freshman High School. The school has been placed on lockdown as a precaution. MISD Superintendent Dr. Ryder Warren said, “We’re not releasing students until the situation is resolved. We’re asking parents not to pick up their children at this time, and are asking area schools to hold their walking students.”
NewsWest 9 crews are on the scene and will be updating with more information here.