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On Edge — The Day My Son’s School Arrested A Potential Shooter

I want to let you know why we have a police presence on Your* High School campus this morning.

Yesterday a Your High School student was heard allegedly making a threatening statement against Your High School.

Students reported the situation to their families, who contacted authorities.

Immediately on hearing the alleged threat, [the]County Sheriff’s Office sent several detectives out to conduct multiple interviews. What they learned was enough to establish probable cause and led to the subsequent arrest of a juvenile.

The student is currently in custody and school is open today as usual. Our number one goal is to keep everyone safe, and without the arrest, we would have canceled school.

Approaching the school, I saw a news van parked just outside the driveway. Inside the parking lot there were a couple of police vehicles and a group of three adults talking, one in full uniform. The atmosphere felt tense. Or maybe that was just me.

there have been at least 288 school shootings in the United States since January 1, 2009. That’s 57 times as many shootings as the other six G7 countries combined.”



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Dakota Duncan

Dakota Duncan


I’m an animal lover, a new RVer, and an author. I’m writing mostly humor these days because we all need it. Info about my books: