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FBI investigating threat at Vinita High School

One person in custody after possible active shooter threat at Vinita High School
One person in custody after possible active shooter threat at Vinita High School
One person in custody after possible active shooter threat at Vinita High School
One person in custody after possible active shooter threat at Vinita High School
Posted at 11:17 AM, Jan 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-27 12:32:08-05

TULSA, Okla. — The FBI confirmed it is investigating the active shooter threat at Vinita High School.

The threat caused all Vinita Public Schools and roads around the town to go on lock down Monday for several hours.

PHOTO GALLERY: One in custody, possible active shooter threat at Vinita school

The Craig County Sheriff's Office said no one was injured, and no one is in custody yet. Initially, officials told 2 Works for You they had at least one person in custody.

Vinita High School resumed classes as normal on Tuesday.

The FBI asks the public to remain vigilant. If you see or know anything that may help with the case, the FBI asks you to call local law enforcement. This is an ongoing investigation.

Vinita Schools, Vinita Police Department and Craig County Sheriff’s Department released a join statement about the situation.

Earlier today, law enforcement received a threat pertaining to Vinita High School. The Vinita Police Department and Craig County Sheriff’s Department responded immediately. The Vinita High School was locked down and the school was searched and cleared. There is no evidence that any student, faculty member, or other staff was in any danger at any time. This was certainly a stressful time for many members of our community and the coordination between the school system and local law enforcement provided for an orderly vetting of the threat. We would also like to thank the multitude of agencies that responded to assist in this situation. Vinita High School will resume classes tomorrow. The investigation is ongoing and further information will be released at a later date.

Watch the statement from Vinita Public Schools below.


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