Lock down lifted for two Sheldon ISD campuses; search for suspect ended

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

SHELDON, Texas— Two Sheldon ISD campuses are no longer under lockdown after local law enforcement were able to peacefully handle a SWAT situation Monday morning in a nearby neighborhood, district officials confirmed.

Cravens Early Childhood Academy and Monahan Elmentary went into lockdown statuses from 11:50 a.m. to 1:33 p.m. while officers with the Harris County sheriff’s Office and constable’s office  searched for an armed man.

The suspect was reported to be in the 8700 block of Deep Valley Drive, deputies said.

At no time were any children or staff members in danger, district officials said.

“We are sorry for any inconveniences you might have encountered, but the overall safety and security of our students and staff continue to be the district’s top priorities,”  the district officials said in a statement.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.