Children playing with paintball guns causes school to go on lockdown

LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)- Parents at a local school express their concerns after witnessing officers surrounding a UISD campus on Monday afternoon.

Cuellar Elementary was briefly put on lockdown by school officials after UISD Police received a call of armed men on the premises.

When officers arrived they found that the suspected men with weapons, were actually children playing with paintball guns, and there was no actual threat.

The school district was able to lift the lockdown that was put in place, and students continued with their classes.