Police Investigate Shooting Threat At Norman North High School

Monday, October 5th 2015, 10:54 am
By: News 9

Norman police are investigating a shooting threat message found written on a restroom stall at Norman North High School Monday morning.

According to school officials, Monday morning, a student notified officials at Norman North High School of a threatening message that referenced the possibility of a school shooting written on a stall in a female restroom.

School officials immediately notified the Norman Police Department and they are on site investigating the situation.

Officials released a statement saying, “Student safety is our top priority and out of an abundance of caution additional police officers will be patrolling in the area, on school grounds and inside Norman North throughout the day. To ensure students have adult supervision, school will remain in session. However, we understand some parents may want to take their child out of school. We respect that decision and there will not be any attendance or academic consequences.”

If you have any information, call the school office at (405)-366-5954 or call Crime Stoppers at 405-366-STOP.

Bob Mills SkyNews 9 HD is flying over the scene. Students can be seen leaving the school. There is a large police presence at the school. 

Alecia Lemasters with the Norman Public Schools District told News 9 that school is in session on Monday, and there will be increased security at the school. Teachers will remain on campus.

Lemasters said the message was reported to schools officials just before school was about to start. She said officials take threatening messages extremely seriously, and they respond immediately.  

At this time, authorities have not said what exactly was written on the stall. 

Stay with us for updates.