EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- Canyon Hills Middle School was briefly placed on lockout early Friday morning.
An EPISD spokesman said it was done as a precaution following "reports of a sighting of a weapon near campus."
The district alerted parents of the situation via text.
The text stated that EPISD police were on site investigating and patrolling. The lockout was lifted at around 9:15 a.m. after district police determined there was not a threat.