Video from inside Heights High School
Shortly before 2 p.m., officers allegedly went room to room to check on students. People in the alleged video could be heard responding to an ‘ok’ as they stuck their thumbs up to indicate they were alright.
Another alleged video taken from inside a Heights High School classroom by ron, was taken from at a window and the tweet read “you never think it will be your school until it is.”
1:50 p.m. Police began releasing students on scene along Columbia and 13th St..
At 1:45 p.m., authorities initially reported that a shooting happened at Heights High School on Tuesday afternoon, but no injuries were reported at that time.
HPD and the Harris County Precinct 1 Constable’s Office reported that officers and deputies have gone to the school, located at 413 East 13th Street in the Heights.
Houston Fire Department officials are also on the scene.
Gov. Abbott spoke in Houston as shooting was reported
In the same, hour, at 1:30 p.m., Texas Governor, Greg Abbott spoke in Houston in support of law enforcement. Governor Abbott was joined by Houston Police Officers’ Union (HPOU) President Douglas Griffith and other local officials.
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