At least one killed in West Texas school shooting: TV report

AUSTIN, Texas At least one person was killed in a shooting on Thursday at a high school in the West Texas town of Alpine, TV station Fox 24 reported.

The report cited Brewster County Sheriff’s Office personnel at the scene. The office told Reuters that there was “an active shooter incident” at Alpine High School, but declined to give further details.

Alpine High School, which has about 280 students, has been evacuated and other schools are also on lockdown, KWES TV reported. It said the shooter was on the loose. Other media reports said there may be a second suspect who is also on the loose.

Students said they heard about two or three shots, KWES reported.

(Reporting by Jon Herskovitz; Additional reporting by Laila Kearney in New York; editing by Grant McCool)

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