Some Kansas City area districts closed Wednesday 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 DistrictOdessa School DistrictOak Grove School DistrictLone Jack 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. The FBI has confirmed that the individual in question in regard to the threat is missing. This individual is believed to be dangerous. “As a result, and out of an abundance of caution we will be canceling summer school/Prime Time/all school activities tomorrow, Wednesday, June 15. We believe the best course of action is to close our summer school sites and all school programming until further notice,” the district said in a Facebook post.Wednesday morning, Lee’s Summit, Independence, Fort Osage, and Grain Valley school districts also canceled all school activities for the day as a precaution. have received no information that suggests this possible threat has a connection to our district but are also canceling all student activities in an abundance of caution while we stay in close communication with our law enforcement partners.”This story is developing. Stay with KMBC 9 News for updates.

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 District
  • Lee’s Summit School District
  • Independence School District
  • Fort Osage School District
  • Grain Valley School District
  • Odessa School District
  • Oak Grove School District
  • Lone Jack School District

The 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. The FBI has confirmed that the individual in question in regard to the threat is missing. This individual is believed to be dangerous.

“As a result, and out of an abundance of caution we will be canceling summer school/Prime Time/all school activities tomorrow, Wednesday, June 15. We believe the best course of action is to close our summer school sites and all school programming until further notice,” the district said in a Facebook post.

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Wednesday morning, Lee’s Summit, Independence, Fort Osage, and Grain Valley school districts also canceled all school activities for the day as a precaution.

A Lee’s Summit district spokesperson said, “We have received no information that suggests this possible threat has a connection to our district but are also canceling all student activities in an abundance of caution while we stay in close communication with our law enforcement partners.”

This story is developing. Stay with KMBC 9 News for updates.

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