Editor's note: A parent just interviewed on air with @myfoxmemphis says police are escorting students outside of the elementary school in West Memphis, Ark., that has reportedly been placed on lockdown. The parent also said police were responding to someone who called in claiming there was a gunman at the school. I'm still waiting to hear official details from police on the situation. - Aaron
Editor's note: I'm following reports of a lockdown at an elementary school in West Memphis, Ark., this morning. Parents have told @myfoxmemphis that there is a "gunman" inside the school, but this information has not been confirmed directly by the police. - Aaron
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 26,245 at the 2010 census, ranking it as the state's 18th largest city, behind Bella Vista. It is part of the Memphis metropolitan area, and is located directly across the Mississippi River from Memphis.