HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A Heights High School student was taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after what the school says was a shooting in an outdoor parking area.
Principal Wendy Hampton informed Heights High parents through a message, saying no other students were hurt and the building is secure.
The campus was placed on a temporary lockdown as a precautionary measure while police investigate the shooting, Hampton's message read.
Houston ISD stated the incident was described to officials as a discharge of a firearm at about 1:15 p.m.
The incident didn't impact dismissal times, but additional police patrols were called.
Authorities did not immediately disclose whether anyone was being sought or taken into custody.
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Heights HS temporarily locked down after student shot in parking lot, school tells parents