VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A Volusia County middle school is all clear following a lockdown Wednesday because a student phoned in a threat, according to the school district and the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.
Deltona Middle School was placed in a secure hold after a student threatened to “shoot up” the school around 10:30 a.m., officials said. Deputies had issued an “all clear” by 11:24 a.m. having gone through buildings, according to a follow-up post on Twitter.
Deltona Middle School was on lockdown this morning after the school reported a student called in a threat to "shoot up" the school about 10:30 a.m.— Volusia Sheriff (@VolusiaSheriff) January 25, 2023
Sheriff's deputies have gone through the buildings, classroom by classroom and found nothing suspicious -- all clear.
A statement issued by Volusia Public Schools in the midst of the lockdown reassured parents “all students (were) safe and secure” as law enforcement investigated the threat.
No other information is available at the time of this writing.
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