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Lockdown Ends at Wimberley High School (Updated)

The approximate location of the situation in Wimberley. View Larger Map.

The high school in Wimberley was temporarily put on lockdown around noon today because a shooting near the school.

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office says the shooting happened on the 300 block of Rader Ranch road, which is just a few blocks away from Wimberley High School. The victim was transported to a hospital in Austin. The shooter barricaded himself inside a home for a few hours, and surrendered to police late this afternoon. 

Nathan Bernier is the transportation reporter at KUT. He covers the big projects that are reshaping how we get around Austin, like the I-35 overhaul, the airport's rapid growth and the multibillion-dollar transit expansion Project Connect. He also focuses on the daily changes that affect how we walk, bike and drive around the city. Got a tip? Email him at Follow him on X @KUTnathan.
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