Mass Shooting Threat Shuts Down Multiple Kansas City Metro Schools

Today a scare and confirmation from the FBI puts parents, schools and administrators on alert and brings the consequences of the national gun debate right to our the doors of local schools.

Here are the basics and info that's earning nationwide attention . . .

Multiple area school districts have made the decision to cancel summer school classes Wednesday after an FBI-warned threat of a mass shooting.


- Blue Springs School District
- Lee's Summit School District
- Independence School District
- Fort Osage School District
- Grain Valley School District

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Kansas City-area school district cancels summer classes over 'unspecific mass shooting' threat

A Missouri school district said Tuesday evening it is closing its summer school on Wednesday over an "unspecific mass shooting" threat and the FBI is investigating. "Safety is our top priority, and we are committed to telling you what we can when we can," the district wrote in a message posted to Facebook.

Multiple Kansas City-area school districts cancel classes after FBI-warned unspecific mass shooting threat

Multiple area school districts have made the decision to cancel summer school classes Wednesday after an FBI-warned threat of a mass shooting.CLASS CANCELED FOR:Blue Springs School DistrictLee's Summit School DistrictIndependence School DistrictFort Osage School DistrictGrain Valley School DistrictThe Blue Springs, Missouri, School District first announced Tuesday night that it would cancel summer school and all school activities "until further notice" due to a possible threat of a mass shooting.The Blue Springs Police Department notified the FBI of a possible threat related to an unspecific mass shooting.

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