Shelter in place lifted for seven Katy ISD schools

Police search for a suspect in a nearby neighborhood

By Sara Patterson , John Brannen - Web Editor , Ryan Korsgard - Reporter

KATY, Texas - The shelter in place for the remaining six Katy schools has been lifted.

At about 10 a.m. Mayde Creek Elementary, Mayde Creek Junior High School, Mayde Creek High School, McRoberts Elementary and Stephens Elementary ended the shelter in place.

Rhodes Elementary school was the first school to lift the shelter in place around 9:41 a.m.

Schools were notified this morning by Katy ISD police that there is a search in the neighborhood for a disturbance suspect.

A distraught 17-year-old male mentioned suicide and left his home with a weapon, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. Police responded to the call from a female family member and say it happened on the 19400 block of Hillside Springs Circle.

Authorities say that when they arrived the 17-year-old was jumping fences to evade police. However, he has not been located by police.

Local 2's Ryan Korsgard is headed to the scene. Stay with Local 2 and for more as we receive it. 

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