Unloaded Gun Found In Hallsville HS Lockdown

An East Texas school was on lockdown after rumors of a gun on campus proved to be true this morning.

Hallsville High School in Harrison County was on lockdown around 10 am this morning for about fifteen minutes. In the course of investigating the rumor, an unattended backpack was located containing an unloaded firearm.

Hallsville Police continue to investigate this incident, and any arrests will be pending the outcome of the investigation.

KLTV 7 News is following this story, and will update you with more information as we receive it.

Cathryn Khalil, reporting. ckhalil@kltv.com.