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Picture Rocks, Desert Winds schools placed on lockdown

Picture Rocks, Desert Winds schools placed on lockdown

CREATED Jan 23, 2013

Web Producer: Mekita Rivas, Ina Ronquillo

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Picture Rocks Intermediate School and Desert Winds Elementary School were placed on lockdown on Wednesday morning, following reports of a suspicious man with a gun. 

Deputy Tom Peine with the Pima County Sheriff's Department tells KGUN9 the man walked away from the premises before deputies arrived.

Deputies placed both schools on lockdown while they searched for the suspect.

The man is described as an adult male possibly Caucasian, but dark complexion, 6"0 tall, thin build, wearing a light green top, tan backpack, in his 20's. He possibly was armed.

Anyone with information about this suspicious man is asked to call 9-1-1 or 88-CRIME.