Powell Middle School Receives Threat, Investigation Ongoing

Mar 30, 2018

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The Powell police department said it received a report that some middle school-aged students were discussing shooting up schools on the social media app Snapchat over the weekend.

Law enforcement notified Powell Middle School administrators, and on district superintendent, Jay Curtis sent a press release to parents and teachers. He said, “action has been taken, the threat has been averted.”

The threat described potentially hurting students and teachers. Curtis said the investigation is ongoing and responsible students will be held accountable. No other details have been released.