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SWAT team confronts person hiding inside El Paso home

Update: El Paso Police say that the SWAT situation is now over. The person is no longer inside the house.

EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- The El Paso Police Department SWAT team is surrounding a house on Arizona and Brown, blocks from El Paso High School.

Police officers tried to detain the person during a traffic stop earlier today. The person, who has not been identified, ran away. The gang unit tried for several hours to find the person.

The SWAT team continues to surround the house.

El Paso High School, Wiggs Middle School, and Lamar Elementary School were placed on lockdown for most of the day due to increased police presence in the area. Students have since been dismissed for the day.

ABC-7 has a team at the scene. We will update you this article we learn more.

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