Pampa ISD issues lock out of Pampa Junior High due to law enforcement presence at nearby neighborhood

Pampa ISD issues lock out of Pampa Junior High due to law enforcement presence at nearby neighborhood

PAMPA, TX (KFDA) - Pampa ISD has issued a lock out at Pampa Junior High School due to a situation involving law enforcement presence in a nearby neighborhood.

Because of the proximity of a nearby neighborhood involved in a situation with law enforcement, Pampa ISD said it would be in the best interest to issue a lock out at the PJHS campus.

The incident happened in the Walnut Creek Estates neighborhood, just outside of Pampa.

Texas DPS and Ochiltree County Emergency Management are on the scene.

Texas DPS said they are assisting with a barricaded subject.

Pampa ISD issues lock out of Pampa Junior High due to law enforcement presence at nearby neighborhood (Source: KFDA)
Pampa ISD issues lock out of Pampa Junior High due to law enforcement presence at nearby neighborhood (Source: KFDA) (Source: KFDA)

Pampa ISD said on Facebook that a lock out means that students will do business as usual inside, but no one will be allowed to enter the campus until police on the scene say there is no threat of danger.

The Pampa ISD has been informed by the Pampa Police Department of a situation involving local law enforcement at a...

Posted by Pampa Independent School District on Monday, May 13, 2019

The school said they are in constant contact with the police.

The school will have a controlled released of students. Bus riders will be released 10 minutes early and car riders will be dismissed at regular dismissal time.

We are in constant contact with the Pampa Police Department concerning the lockout at PJHS. At this time, we will have a...

Posted by Pampa Independent School District on Monday, May 13, 2019

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