Authorities investigating deadly shooting near elementary school in Fort Bend County

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Thursday, February 10, 2022

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- An investigation continues into a deadly shooting near an elementary school in Fort Bend County that prompted a lockdown.

On Wednesday, the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office said it was investigating the shooting near Townewest Elementary School. Authorities said the shooting resulted in the death of one person. As a precaution, the school was placed on lockdown.

It's unclear what led to the shooting or if authorities are searching for a suspect.

Fort Bend County authorities said the case remains under investigation. Residents are urged to avoid the area.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.