• Titusville schools on lockdown Wednesday after shooting threat, officials say

    By: James Tutten

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    TITUSVILLE, Fla. - Several schools in Titusville are on alert after a threat Wednesday, officials said.

    School officials said police were called to cover Titusville High School over threats and moved officers to cover all of the schools in the city for their release.

    Titusville Police said a threat was made to shoot up the school, but no specific school was mentioned.


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    Madison Middle School was also under a shelter in place but law enforcement officials said students were released.

    A spokeperson for Brevard County Public Schools said, "Titusville schools were asked to 'shelter in place' this afternoon near high school dismissal time (approx. 3:30 PM) as police investigated a threat. Students were safe and schools dismissed students with police assistance. After school activities have been moved indoors.”

    School officials said the threat is under investigation.

     

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