UPDATE: Alleged suspect taken into custody following ‘shots fired’ call

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OKLAHOMA CITY - Several schools in a local district were placed on lockdown as a precaution on Thursday afternoon.

On Thursday afternoon, Oklahoma City police responded to a 'shots fired' call near S.W. 126th St. and Western Ave.

Authorities say that officers witnessed a man with a gun go into a home along S.W. 126th, near Western Ave.

Around 2:40 p.m., the alleged suspect was seen walking out of the house with his hands up.

He was quickly taken into custody.

The alleged suspect, identified as 55-year-old Kevin Neal Shobert, was taken into custody on one count of reckless discharge of a firearm.

Initial reports indicate that Westmoore High School, Brink Junior High School and Eastlake Elementary School were placed on lockdown as a precaution.

The following message went out to parents in the district:

"Oklahoma City Police Department is currently working a situation in the area which requires us to lock down Westmoore High School, Eastlake, and Brink Junior High. We will update the situation as we get more information."


Westmoore High School