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South Division High School switches to virtual learning after shooting threat

South Division Senior High School
Posted at 10:13 AM, Feb 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-10 13:35:35-05

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Department said they are investigating after South Division High School received a call from a suspect of a potential school shooting.

The school announced they were switching to virtual learning for the day around 7 a.m. Thursday. However, police said the school threat happened around 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

After the threat, South Division High School went into lockdown and secured the campus. Students eventually returned to classes as scheduled and were dismissed safely.

But Thursday, the school switched to virtual out of an abundance of caution. They are expected to return to in-person learning on Friday.

Milwaukee police said they have identified a person of interest and is continuing to investigate.

If you have any information regarding this incident, contact Milwaukee police at 414-935-7360 or Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS.

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