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Bowie High School Shooting Incident Update: One Casualty Reported, Change In Students’ Dismissal Time Announced 

In the wake of the Bowie High School shooting incident, the school was placed on lockdown. The lockdown was imposed on Wednesday afternoon. 

A huge police force assembled following the incident outside the Bowie High School campus in Arlington, Texas.

The shooting incident resulted in one casualty. The person was later transported to a local hospital. The victim was a student who passed away, reported CBS News.

Several netizens on social media claimed that “a gunfire incident took place outside the campus.” Thus, this is how the cops received the initial reports regarding the incident and rushed to the scene.

The investigation was initiated after they arrived at the scene.

Reunification Space Established Over Bowie High School Shooting

The Arlington police responded to this alarming situation by establishing a reunification space in the Arlington ISD Athletics and Aquatics Center, 1001 E. Division Street. 

Cops asked people to stay away from the school. 

According to Dallas News, Arlington police updated about the situation via their official social media account on X, shortly after 3:00 pm, per local time, which is the same time around which students are released from school every day. 

The initial statement by the Arlington Police Department read, “Bowie High School has been placed on lockdown while we respond to an incident outside the school. Officers are on the scene now”. It added that more information would be made public soon.

In a Facebook post, Bowie High School administration urged parents not to enter the school campus. They added that “students will not be released at normal dismissal time.”

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As per Arlington ISD, they have planned to shift all the students present in the school to the reunification facility. However, for safety and security reasons, the exact time of release of all on-campus students was not announced at the time of writing the article.

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