Lockdown at East Austin middle school lifted

FILE - Gus Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy. (KXAN Photo/Dani Guerrero)
FILE - Gus Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy. (KXAN Photo/Dani Guerrero)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Gus Garcia Young Men’s Leadership Academy was on lockdown for a short period of time Monday morning after someone reported seeing a weapon on campus.

A spokesperson for the Austin Independent School District says the middle school was placed on lockdown just after 9:30 a.m. It is not known what kind of weapon was seen but when nothing was found, the lockdown was lifted around 11:30 a.m.

Approximately 450 students are currently on campus for summer school.

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