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Threat made to Buckhorn High School

MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

Authorities are investigating a shooting threat directed at Buckhorn High School.

The school system put a notice about it on social media Tuesday night. They said there was a potential threat for Wednesday but did not elaborate on it.

School officials said the administration and local law enforcement have taken precautions to address the issue.

On Wednesday, Superintendent Matt Massey sent the following statement to parents:

This is Superintendent Mass Massey and I am calling you to update you on the alleged threat to Buckhorn High School. We are working with the school administration at both schools as well as the Madison County Sheriff’s Office as we continue to investigate the alleged threat.

The student in question is not and will not be allowed at school until the investigation is complete and all safety concerns are resolved.

We will continue to keep additional security on-site and in our schools and we will do all we can to maintain a safe learning environment for our children.

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