Grandview Police Arrest Students For Planned High School Shooting
Folks in the lower valley are thankful that Grandview did not become one of a long list of communities that suffered a school shooting.
The Grandview School District released a statement expressing thanks to the Grandview Police Department and some very honorable students for helping keep Grandview schools safe.
The school district said on Friday, February 23, several students overheard a conversation that allegedly involved a threat toward Grandview High School.
"Those students did the right thing and reported what they heard to school administrators, who contacted the district’s School Resource Officer and involved the Grandview Police Department," the press release stated.
The Grandview Police Department spent the weekend investigating the alleged threats and conducting interviews.
On Sunday, February 25, the police obtained warrants for the suspected conspirators and they were arrested.
According to the Grandview Police Department, the case is still open and under investigation.
“Although we still have follow-up to do, we do not believe there is any ongoing threat to anyone in the Grandview School District,” said Grandview Police Chief Kal Fuller.
The Grandview School District said they are working the investigators and "all working together to ensure the safety of our students."