SAPD investigate reports of shooting at Jefferson High School – mySA

Police say no evidence of a shooting has been found.

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Jefferson High School was put on lock down and cleared Tuesday by police after reports of a shooting. 

Jefferson High School was put on lock down and cleared Tuesday by police after reports of a shooting. 

Kin Man Hui /San Antonio Express-News

The San Antonio Police Department is clearing out students and staff from Jefferson High School after receiving a report of a shooting on campus at around 1 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20. SAPD sent out an alert saying police were dispatched to the school at 723 Donaldson Ave. for reports of a shooting in progress, after which officers entered the school and began clearing the campus. 

The report from SAPD says officers continue to clear the campus but say no evidence has been found to suggest that there is, or was, an active shooting situation at the school. Police are continuing to investigate.

San Antonio ISD has not released any information on how parents can pick up their students or any other details about the situation. A spokesperson with the district echoed police saying there was a report of a shooting but there is no confirmation that one has occurred. 

“Jefferson High School is on lock down with a heavy police presence actively investigating,” the spokesperson said in an emailed statement. 

MySA is following this developing story. 

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