Genoa Kingston High School Placed on Lockdown After Social Media Threats
Genoa-Kingston High School was placed on temporary lockdown this morning after a threats made on social media by two students.
The Daily Chronicle reports that a student was arrested today after other G-K students informed school administration of on-line postings.
Genoa Police Chief Robert Smith told the Daily Chronicle that the postings made by the two individuals were were violent in nature and referenced the 1999 Columbine High School shooting that killed 13 people, said. Only one of the students suspected of making the threats was at school Monday. The school was searched and and the all clear was given 40 minutes later
Genoa Kingston High School was placed on lockdown at 10:20 a.m. The emergency security procedures were lifted about 40 minutes later, but a police officers remained at the school for several hours to keep an eye on things.
Genoa Kingston School officials released the following press release:
The investigation continues.