Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

December 13, 2012

Brief lockdown Thursday at Dawson schools

From Staff Reports
Corsicana Daily Sun

— DAWSON - The Dawson ISD campus was put on a short "lockdown" Thursday after reports of gunfire in the vicinty of the school - which apparently turned out to be a nearly resident shooting at a target.

Supt. Stacy Henderson said the school was locked down while the report was checked out. Henderson said he was given an "all clear" about 10 minutes after the initial call.

Apparently someone shooting target practice was the source of the gunshot sounds.

No students or staff were under any danger as a result of the incident.