Update: The district says students at all three schools were released at the normal dismissal time.
Update: El Paso Police say that the Gang Unit is trying to find a person who ran away from a traffic stop. They are in the area near Arizona and Brown, just blocks from El Paso High School.
EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- El Paso High School, Wiggs Middle School, and Lamar Elementary School are on lockdown. The district says the schools were placed on lockdown early Wednesday afternoon.
El Paso High School is located on the 800 block of East Schuster Avenue. The schools are all within a mile of each other.
An El Paso Independent School District spokesperson says that all activities and classes are on hold. This is due to law enforcement activity near the schools' campuses.
ABC-7 has a crew going to the scene. Check back for updates.