Fire alarm pulled at Permian High School, students and staff evacuated

Posted: 11:29 AM, Oct 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-10 13:38:20-04
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ODESSA, TX — A fire alarm was pulled at Permian High School in Odessa, Texas Thursday morning, causing students and staff to be evacuated, said Ector County ISD officials.

The district says they received a report that a student saw someone with a gun, but after investigating, officials emphasized there is no active shooter situation on the campus.

The school said the situation was very confusing, but order is now restored and updates will be posted as the district learns more about what happened on Thursday morning.

At 11 a.m. on Thursday, Ector County ISD first released a statement about the situation, saying "There are rumors of some sort of emergency inside of the school. "Nothing is substantiated. Police are at the school. Updates to come."

This a developing story.