Friday, April 19, 2024

Students rerouted home Tuesday, sheriff’s office investigates ‘potential threat’ at Shallotte Middle School

UPDATE: Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday evening they had identified the person behind the “potential threat” at Shallotte Middle School earlier in the day. The person is a student of the school and a juvenile petition is pending.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — Tuesday morning, before school even opened and staff and students were on site, the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office was investigating a potential threat to Shallotte Middle School. 

Brunswick County Schools sent out a notice that all buses were rerouted to a safe location. All parents who normally drop off kids on the school campus are asked to keep their children at home until they get a call clearing the return to school.

No staff or students are currently in danger, according to the district.

No other information has been provided; the district said they’ll update with more information as soon as it is available.

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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