VISD school on lockdown as a precaution

Howell middle school is on lockdown this afternoon. According the Victoria Independent School District spokesperson, Shawna Currie, the school is on lockdown as a precaution.

Victoria Police received a threat to the school. VPD determined the threat to be a hoax but were able to trace the call. Currently VPD is investigating the source of the call. Currie wants parents to know there are no threats to the school or on the campus.

This is a developing story and Newscenter 25 will continue to update.