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Reese campus lockdown lifted, armed individual in custody

The Reese campus is on lockdown due to a search for an armed person on the campus property.
The Reese campus is on lockdown due to a search for an armed person on the campus property.(KCBD NewsChannel 11)
Published: Nov. 16, 2021 at 4:48 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 16, 2021 at 4:59 PM CST
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Lubbock Sheriff’s Office has arrested the armed male deputies were searching for on the Reese property and the campus is no longer on lockdown, according to Reese officials.

Reese management and staff sent an email to Reese patrons saying LSO is searching on the Reese property and is asking everyone to stay in place until further notice. Twenty minutes after the lockdown started, Reese officials lifted the lockdown.

The search for the male started just before 4 p.m. after a report of shots fired.

Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office issued a release Tuesday afternoon, stating the caller reported an individual on a bicycle wearing a green shirt, blue jeans and a black backpack had fired multiple rounds.

The area where the search started was on FM 179 near County Road 6520, after LCSO located a bicycle, determining the suspect to at that point be on foot. Deputies were notified of an individual was seen jumping a fence by Cagle Steaks Restaurant, near the Reese campus.

An individual fitting the description was located near CR 1330, out in a field. LCSO states no injuries were reported.

The investigation in this case is ongoing.

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