By James Gordon For Dailymail.com
Published: 23:50 GMT, 17 November 2020 | Updated: 23:50 GMT, 17 November 2020
A Texas high school was placed on lockdown on Tuesday afternoon because of an 'active situation' involving a school shooter.
Weatherford High School west of Dallas was locked down with students forced to shelter either in their classrooms or in some cases the campus welding shop.
The older sibling of a pupil at the school shared a terrifying message from her younger sister just before 3pm.
Weatherford High School west of Dallas went into lockdown after shooter was detected to be on campus
A sister of a student at the school posted her sibling's terrifying text during the lockdown
'You don't know terrifying until you get a text from your sibling that the high school has a shooter. Please pray for Weatherford and the students at the high school,' Leigh O'Neil wrote.
'Girl there's an active shooter outside the ag building omg - my first school shooting. I'm fine we're all safe but it's really scary cuz he's like. Right outside,' the text read.
'I'm fine but it's super scary. I didn't look at the shooter bc my teacher was yelling at us not to look but we've been moved to the welding shop. There's a billion cops and troopers and swat