1 person in custody, no students injured following active shooting at SW Houston school
HOUSTON - Authorities are responding to reports of an active shooting Friday afternoon at a school in Southwest Houston.
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Details are limited as the scene is still active, but Houston police say they received a call about an active shooting around 11:45 a.m. at YES Prep Southwest Secondary in the 4400 block of Anderson Road near the Sam Houston Tollway.
According to a spokesperson with YES Prep, an unidentified suspect came in and opened fire inside the school. Fortunately, no students were injured.
At least one person is in custody, authorities said, but the search continues for any other potential suspects. Several agencies are reported to be assisting with the investigation, including the Harris Co. Sheriff's Office.
Police are urging the public to not come to the school, while an investigation remains underway but say students were taken to W. Fuqua and Hiram Clarke, where parents can pick them up.
FOX 26 Houston will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.