Douglas High School open Monday after report of shooting threat

Douglas County Sheriff's Office
Douglas County Sheriff's Office(DCSO)
Published: Aug. 22, 2022 at 5:38 AM PDT
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MINDEN, Nev. (KOLO) - 6:40 A.M. UPDATE: The Douglas County School District has decided to open Douglas High School Monday after third-hand reports of a possible school shooting threat.

All students who are walk, drive, or are dropped off must enter the school through the main entrance. Any absences today will be excused.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Douglas County School District says it is investigating a possible threat to Douglas High School.

The sheriff’s office was notified Sunday night about the threat, but says it’s unclear if it is credible.

However, out of an abundance of caution, Sheriff Dan Coverly and Superintendent Keith Lewis alerted families to the concern.

If there are any developments, families will be notified by 6:45 Monday morning, but for now the DCSO says it will increase it’s patrols of the school.