HAYS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A lockout at McCormick Middle School in Buda was lifted at 11 a.m. Friday, according to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office. At 9:34 a.m., HCSO said the middle school was placed on a lockout as a “safety precaution.”

The sheriff said deputies were working an incident off Hillside Terrace near Denise Ellen Drive in Buda. The tweet from the sheriff did not say what the incident was related to.

In another tweet, the sheriff said this was an active investigation, and HCSO would provide an update as more information becomes available.

“Please be mindful this will cause a traffic backup in the area,” HCSO said.

According to Hays County ISD, a lockout is when there is a threat outside of the building.

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