Pro 8 Update: Cigarroa lock down lifted, student disciplined
Two Laredo isd schools are no longer on lock-down after reports of a weapon on campus.
Cigarroa Middle and Cigarroa High School were on lock-down starting at ten this morning.
According to LISD superintendent, Dr. Marcus Nelson, there was a report that a student was in possession of a weapon.
They were able to question several students and even detained others just to make sure they found the weapon.
For the students safety they decided to place both schools on lock-down.
"We just wanted to take all precaution and make sure that we've implemented our procedures to number one keep the students safe and number two exhaust every effort to find the allegation of a weapon on campus." LISD superintendent Dr. Marcus Nelson told Pro 8 News.
According to LISD officials they were looking for a pellet gun.
LISD police officers searched the campus, school buses and even the student's home and found no weapon.
But the student had the pellets in his possession.
According to LISD officials the student has been disciplined according to the student code of conduct.