Gentry schools take extra precautions Friday despite lack of evidence to support rumored threat
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Westside Eagle Observer/RANDY MOLL Gentry police officers and Benton County Sheriff's Office deputies were outside Gentry High School Friday (Feb. 23, 2018) 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 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.