A SCHOOL in New Mexico has been evacuated as a student was allegedly spotted with a gun on campus.
Albuquerque Public Schools said that a teacher initially reported seeing the pupil with the weapon enter the school at roughly 7.45am.
The school was evacuated on Thursday morning[/caption]
Police confirmed that they were responding to the reports at Tony Hillerman Middle School on Thursday morning.
The school was quickly placed on lockdown while officers searched for the student.
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Officers confirmed that, as of 9am local time, there were no reports of shots fired.
Students were being transferred to neighboring Volcano Vista High School where parents can pick them up.
However, Volcano Vista and Tierra Antigua Elementary School are currently sheltering in place.
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