Suspect detained for bringing a gun to Eunice High School

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EUNICE, N.M. — A suspect was detained for bringing a pistol to Eunice High School, prompting the school to go on lockdown Thursday morning.

Eunice police got a tip from a student about another student with a gun on campus around 10:08 a.m. Thursday.

The school was immediately placed on lockdown as officers secured the perimeter and began searching for the suspect. Police said they quickly found the suspect.

The suspect did have a pistol and was taken in for questioning by the Eunice Police Department.

The Eunice School District reports there have been no other threats and the lockdown was lifted.