Gentry schools take extra precautions despite lack of evidence of credible threat

Friday, February 23, 2018

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Gentry police officers and Benton County Sheriff's Office deputies were outside Gentry High School Friday morning to ensure the safety of students and staff following rumors, as yet unsubstantiated, of threats of a school shooting at the high school Friday. Security was also heightened at other Gentry school campuses.

Gentry police officers and Benton County Sheriff's Office deputies were outside Gentry High School Friday morning to ensure the safety of students and staff following rumors, as yet unsubstantiated, of threats of a school shooting at the high school Friday. Security was also heightened at other Gentry school campuses.
Photo by Randy Moll

Police officers and sheriff's deputies were at the doors of Gentry High School on Friday to ensure the safety of students following rumors which circulated via social media that a student had threatened to carry out a shooting at a school event Friday.


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