McAllen gas leak stopped, repairs ongoing

The gas leak at Beaumont Avenue and 22nd Street has been contained, according to a news release from the city of McAllen.

Earlier this morning, McAllen urged residents to keep away from the area.

Though repairs are ongoing, the city now says residents and businesses in the area no longer need to shelter in place.

The cause of the leak has not been released.

NOTE: This post has been updated to reflect the current state of the situation.