'Active shooter' is reported at Texas hotel as cops swarm the building

‘Active shooter’ is reported at Texas hotel after a man makes threatening comments as cops swarm the building and guests lock themselves in their rooms

  • Police in Grapevine, Texas, are responding to reports of an ‘active shooter’
  • The Great Wolf Lodge was placed on lockdown and guests were urged not to leave their rooms as officers swarmed the building 
  • No injuries are reported but officers are said to be searching the area 
  • Great Wolf Lodge issued a text to guests telling them that the alarm had been raised by another person staying in the hotel 
  • Police said they had not located the man who made threatening comments to guests and claimed to have a firearm as of 2am 

Police officers in Grapevine, Texas, are still searching for a man who made threatening comments to hotel guests and claimed he had a firearm on Christmas night.    

A guest at Great Wolf Lodge raised the alarm and cops began to swarm the building at around 9.45pm CT, placing some rooms into lockdown and urging guests to lock themselves in.

The man had still not been found as of 2am Saturday morning but police were continuing to search until the property had been cleared.  

The hotel told WFAA that the individual ‘made concerning statements threatening the safety of our guests’.  

A guest at Great Wolf Lodge, pictured above, raised the alarm and cops began to swarm the building at around 9.45pm CT, placing some rooms into lockdown

Guests in the Great Wolf Lodge were sent a text on Friday night advising them to stay in their room or to evacuate as cops swarmed the building after reports of an ‘active shooter’ 

‘Our officers are responding to an active threat call at Great Wolf Lodge,’ the police department said in a tweet, adding that rooms in the hotel had been placed on lockdown

Guests were sent a text advising them to stay in their room or to evacuate if they were not in their rooms already, according to CBS.   

‘Our officers are responding to an active threat call at Great Wolf Lodge,’ the police department said in a tweet. 

‘There are no injuries reported, but we are still on scene and searching the area.

‘Some rooms are on lockdown as a precaution,’ they added. 

‘We have additional units arriving on scene and continue to check the welfare of everyone inside.’ 

Grapevine police responding to ‘active threat call’ at Great Wolf Lodge

Rooms in the Great Wolf Lodge were locked down as police searched for the man

Guests in the Great Wolf Lodge were sent a text advising them to stay in their room or to evacuate as cops swarmed the building, according to CBS

In a text allegedly sent to guests, the hotel states that they had ‘become aware of an emergency situation by a guest that there is a possible active shooter in the building’. 

‘If you are in your room please do not leave your room for any reason,’ it added. 

‘If you are out of your room please evacuate to safety.’ 

This is a breaking story and will be updated.

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