UPDATE 12/2/2021 2:45 p.m. – The San Angelo Police Department has issued a statement on the incident near Lonestar Middle School.

The full statement is below:

“On 12/2/21 at 0724hrs, Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 2600blk of Rio Grande in reference to a shooting victim. Officers arrived on scene and located a 50 year old male who was suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers applied first aid to the male on scene and the male was transported to Shannon Medical Center via the San Angelo Fire Department. Lone Star Middle School was made aware of the police activity as the incident occurred at a residence in close proximity to the school. SAPD’s Criminal Investigation Division and Crime Scene Division were contacted and they arrived at the scene to assist with the investigation. At the conclusion of the investigation, it was learned that the injury was self-inflicted and the 50 year old male is receiving treatment at Shannon Medical Center at this time. It has been concluded that there is no danger to the public or the students at Lone Star Middle school.”

SAN ANGELO, Texas – Police cars were seen around Lonestar Middle School on the morning of December 2, 2021.

Parents say they were told out of an abundance of caution, security was heightened at the campus located at 2500 Sherwood Way in San Angelo.

Police say they are investigating an incident. They stated that there is not an active threat to the school or the community. Officers are currently near the unit block of North Campus Blvd and Rio Grande Street.

More information will be released later today according to police.

The San Angelo Independent School District issued the following statement:

“This morning the San Angelo Police Department informed San Angelo ISD of increased law enforcement activity in the neighborhood surrounding Lone Star Middle School prior to the start of the school day. Due to this, Lone Star Middle School was placed on a secure the building measure out of an abundance of caution, and the measure has now been lifted. Students and staff are safe. SAISD and Lone Star Middle School appreciate the collaboration with the San Angelo Police Department.”

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