Authorities investigating deadly shooting near Fort Bend ISD elementary school

Officials are investigating following a deadly shooting near a Fort Bend ISD elementary school. 

Authorities said the shooting happened near Townewest Elementary School on Old Richmond Road on Wednesday. 

As a precaution, and due to the proximity of the shooting, Fort Bend ISD said the school was placed on lockout. A lockout means exterior doors are locked but inside normal movements are allowed. 

No other information was made available, as of this writing, but FOX 26 will continue to update this story as it continues to develop.