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SWAT situation prompts brief lockout of El Paso’s Irvin High; situation resolved without incident

Northeast El Paso SWAT situation
This SWAT situation in northeast El Paso prompted a lockout at Irvin High School

EL PASO, Texas -- Irvin High School was briefly placed on lockout Tuesday as police responded to a SWAT situation in a nearby neighborhood.

Police were called out to a home near the intersection of Fairfax and Downs in northeast El Paso around 9 a.m.

A police officer on scene told ABC-7 they received reports that a man posed a "threat to himself." The situation was resolved without incident in less than an hour with no arrests made and no injuries.

The school lockout was lifted just after 10 a.m.

Mauricio Casillas

El Paso native Mauricio Casillas co-anchors ABC-7’s Good Morning El Paso.


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