Arlington, TX – Multiple people have been shot by an active shooter at Timberview High School in Arlington on Wednesday morning and the gunman has not yet been apprehended.
The incident began at about 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 6 and there were reports that multiple students and staff members had been shot, KTVT reported.
Law enforcement officials have not yet confirmed that information and the scene remains very active while police search for the shooter.
KDFW reported that police sources confirmed that at least three people were shot and had been transported to the hospital.
The police source told KDFW that so far there had not been any deaths.
Law enforcement officers from multiple agencies and fire department personnel responded quickly to the high school located in the 7000-block of South Watson Road in Arlington.
KTVT reported that SWAT teams have entered the school building.
Officers were methodically searching the school, room by room.
We are on scene at a shooting at Timberview High School. We are doing a methodical search and working closely with @ATFHQ @mansfieldisd Police, @MansfieldPDTX @GrandPrairiePD and other agencies. We will be announcing a parent staging location soon once the location is identified pic.twitter.com/R08TuHPMHh
— Arlington Police, TX (@ArlingtonPD) October 6, 2021
Active shooter at Timberview High School in Arlington, Texas. pic.twitter.com/mPbpOA2EvZ
— Noel Dávila (@NoelDavila) October 6, 2021
The school was put into lockdown and students remained barricaded in classrooms and other locked spaces while authorities searched the building, KTVT reported.
Parents have been asked to go to the student nutrition center located at 151 Mansfield Webb Road to reunite with their children; however, the school has not yet been evacuated, KXAS reported.
Timberview High School is part of the Mansfield Independent School District, KTVT reported.
Parents of students posted terrifying videos to social media of the scene inside the school that they said had been sent to them by their children before cellular communications from within the school were shut down by the authorities, KTVT reported.
BREAKING NEWS— Active shooter at Mansfield ISD’s Timberview High School. We are on our way now. pic.twitter.com/UfBiUtdI4l
— Shannon Murray (@ShannonMFox4) October 6, 2021
My daughter just texted me that there was a school school shooting at Timberview H.S. In Mansfield ISD in Arlington, TX. She sent this video that’s out. Her nearby school is on lockdown also, and we hear police sirens rushing in. Police confirm there is an active shooter. Praying pic.twitter.com/m90QzZUfTz
— Nerissa Knight (@nerissaknight) October 6, 2021
BREAKING: Police and emergency vehicles outside of Timberview High School in Arlington, TX – where there is a reported – yet unconfirmed – shooting. .@FOX61News is following breaking developments. pic.twitter.com/qH6OLhKbIb
— newsbell (@newsbell) October 6, 2021
BREAKING UPDATE! There has been a school shooting at Timberview High School in Arlington, Texas, which is located in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex.
Possible 6 shot, 1 teacher dead. Active shooter still in the building.
🔵 WATCH LIVE (Facebook) pic.twitter.com/BjXJMBI8oa
— 💫Queen of Seventeen 1️⃣7️⃣🥃❤️🇺🇲✝️ (@AreYouAwaQe) October 6, 2021
UPDATE: At 11 a.m. local time, authorities announced “all clear” and said there was no longer a threat inside Timberview High School.
KTVT also reported that police had a home in Arlington surrounded and the gunman was allegedly barricaded inside.
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