Multiple law enforcement searching for possible armed person near Paradise High School

Multiple law enforcement from Wise County Sheriffs Office are on scene near Paradise High School (Wise County) searching for a reportedly armed person on foot in the area.

At least one 9-1-1 caller reported seeing a man wearing blue carrying a rifle near the Paradise High School’s football field.

Several officers have arrived in the area and are setting up a perimeter in the area to try and locate the individual.

School buildings in the area have been requested to lock down. K-9 requested to the scene along with additional officers.

No reports of any shots fired at this time.

Please avoid this area while police work the scene.

Update – Aerial assistance from DPS helicopter has been requested. Units are utilizing a drone at this time and will begin an extensive ground search of the area shortly.

Update – Search continues. 6:49PM

Update – Suspect in custody and located inside the school.