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Park Hill Elementary lifts lockout; suspect taken into custody

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Posted at 3:02 PM, Jan 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-18 17:10:09-05

DENVER -- A police search after reports of shots fired in the Park Hill neighborhood turned up an arrest.

Police rushed to the area of Park Hill Elementary School on E. 19th Ave. after reports surfaced of shots fired. 

The school entered lockout procedures to ensure the safety of students. Normal operations continued inside the school, but staff and students weren't allowed outside. 

As the search continued outside, police say they found a suspect and arrested that person on a weapons charge. 

Denver Police did not provide the identity of the person in custody. 

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