UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at middle school on northwest side

UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at middle school on northwest side

PIMA COUNTY, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A middle school on the northwest side of Tucson was placed on lockdown briefly on Wednesday, Dec. 13.

The lockdown was lifted shortly before 12:30 p.m.

Deputy Cody Gress, spokesman for the Pima County Sheriff's Department, confirmed Tortolita Middle School was placed on a precautionary lockdown.

Gress said the PCSD is responding to a suicidal man in a neighborhood near the school.

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