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Person in custody after bomb explosion reported near Boerne Lake; investigation underway

Law enforcement members have gathered at Random, a beer garden near Boerne Lake, to investigate the incident.

BOERNE, Texas — A bomb went off in Boerne on Saturday afternoon, Boerne Police Department Capt. Steve Perez said.

Law enforcement members gathered at Random, a beer garden near Boerne Lake, to investigate what happened. KENS 5 also was at the scene gathering more information.

The Kendall County Sheriff's Office said that they responded to the scene at about 11:20 a.m. for a report of a loud explosion. They said that deputies found what appeared to be the remnants of a homemade improvised explosive device in the back of the parking lot.

Deputies evacuated the area, and swept the scene for additional explosives with the San Antonio Police Department's bomb squad. Authorities determined that there were no more explosives and no ongoing threat to the public.

One person is in custody.

A fishing tournament was planned in that area starting at 9 a.m. Saturday. It is not yet apparent whether the explosion was connected to the tournament in any way.

Boerne police told KENS 5 the Kendall County Sheriff's Office is handling the incident. The San Antonio Police Department Bomb Squad also was called to assist.

No injuries have been reported.

This is a developing story. Check back with KENS 5 for updates.

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