‘No credible threat’: Police debunk shooting rumors at St. Cloud Middle, beef up security Friday

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — St. Cloud police are addressing rumors of a shooting threat at St. Cloud Middle School.


On Thursday night, the police department posted on Facebook that it recently received several reports of a threat.

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The information suggested concerns of a possible shooting on campus on Friday, Dec. 16, according to police.

But detectives said they have “fully investigated” those reports and determined that there is no credible threat.

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As a precaution, extra officers will be on patrol around campus on Friday to ensure students’ safety, SCPD said.

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